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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM on Thursday, 9 October 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 5.5  SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM on Thursday, 9 October 2014
9 Oct 20:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 55 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 9 October 2014 19:15 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.7°N / 6.39°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NW of Isle Of Mull (pop: 2,700)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mallaig (pop: 800)
65 km (40 mi) NW of Oban (pop: 8,500)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Paisley (pop: 76,200)
161 km (100 mi) NW of Glasgow (pop: 591,600)
198 km (123 mi) NE of Derry (pop: 83,700)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 9 Oct 19:15 UTCM 5.5 / 120 km5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOMEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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Dubbo (16964.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Enschede, The Netherlands / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : woke up 6 o clock very early because of very weak S wave movement. On friday i normally sleep until it's 9 o clock. i took a cup of coffee afterwards.
reading. berkshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : At approx 5am Thursday October 9, woken by vertical bed tremors that lasted about 2 minutes. No sounds to be heard. No moving vehicles anywhere near.

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: 5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, 9 Oct 2014 19:15

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM on Thursday, 9 October 2014

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