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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - CHANNEL ISL. REG, UNITED KINGDOM on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - CHANNEL ISL. REG, UNITED KINGDOM on Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Feb 26 01:10: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.0.
Date & time: Wed, 25 Feb 22:55:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.07°N / 2.44°W
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (713 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 25 Feb
Wed, 25 Feb 22:55 UTCM 3.7 / 2 km30km SW of Saint Helier, Jersey[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Jersey Channel Islands / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
St Helier, Jersey (27.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was at home in my bedroom surfing the net, heard and felt a rumble, though initially something happened to the sewer works which is opposite to where I live
St mary / MMI III (Weak shaking)
St helier, jersey (27 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Loud thunder like noise for several seconds
St Martins, Jersey UK (33.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard rumbling, lasted a few seconds.
St martin, jersey / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Brief rumble
St Lawrence Jersey Channel Islands / MMI III (Weak shaking): We (two) people were in the sitting-room and felt a rumble similar to a lorry passing at middle-distance. We knew it was not local traffic and guessed the sound signified a weak local earthquake. A glass candle vibrated briefly on a glass table.
Jersey (19.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard a booming sound for about 2s. Glasses rattled in cabinets and floor quivered. Ceiling creaked, glass patio door shook. Thought it was a sonic boom at first.
St brelade / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Jersey) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): More of a rumble than a quake (via EMSC)
Dinard (France) (49 km SE from epicenter)(no details): J'étais au lit, Donc le matelas a ammorti les secousses (via EMSC)
St-Malo (France) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): almost the sound of a rumbling....the house is built on a raft, so nothing noted on that side, but it was the sound like an american V8 passing the house, not on the road, but in the garden (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very loud, extended rumbling s if a jet passed low overhead or a large heavy truck was passing nearby. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Started with rumbling sound for a few seconds and then things shook, a couple of bangs where heard and a couple of big 'bumps' felt, then rumbling until it finished...lasted quite a while, around a good 12 seconds or so approx. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very loud...very little movement (via EMSC)
Saint Brelade (Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Quite a loud rumble, like a long clap of thunder..I waited for the lightening but it didn't come, so I knew it was an earthquake.. Guessed about 3.5 so I was quite accurate! (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A loud bang and rumble lasting 10 seconds or so. Vibrations in the floor similar to underground train or large truck going past. (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Low rumble, slight shaking of walls and windows. Duration approx 10 to 20 seconds (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Interesting experience. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It's was very loud with a rumble. Seemed to tremble the house slightly. Went on for 15-20 seconds (via EMSC)
(United Kingdom) (786 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt two tiny rumbles and it crossed my mind that it was an earthquake. (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Heard a rumble but the penny didnt drop until friends started asking on facebook (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (53 km NW from epicenter)(no details): A subtle but audible rumble accompanied a prolonged vibration. (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sorry I fell over again - Fran Baker (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like a jet plane taking off. Upper floor shook. (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (50 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The house shook as though a there had been an explosion some distance away. A little like a very large sonic boom from a sound barrier being exceeded. (via EMSC)
Saint Peter Port (Guernsey) (50 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Didn't actualy feel anything but clearly heard a loud deep rumble for 5-10 seconds. Guernsey (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sitting on my sofa and I felt it shake gently for about 1 second (via EMSC)
Grouville (Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I thought i felt lots of small rumbles 30 mins or so before it happened. (via EMSC)
Grouville (Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A rumble then a jolt then more rumbling. Windows rattled and vibrated, floor trembled but no real movement. Virtually the same as July last year, same noise like a train or a truck rumbling past. (via EMSC)
Grouville (Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): There was shaking, but it was not as violent as last years. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We were outside, and heard a roar, then a pheasant shot up and started shouting, the kids, who were asleep in bed were awakened by the beds shaking, came down to ask what was going on. They had experienced a previous earthquake in July 2014 and immediately thought this was also a quake. We confirmed it. Waiting for a possible after shock, but unlikely we'll notice it. My Husband, by the way, who's lived all his life in Jersey, says he's never experienced one before, still is not sure it was an earthquake, but I was sure as soon as I heard the noise, and the shake that that was what it was. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt island wide but not strong enough to do any damage. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Rumbling sound (like a large lorry) for around 2 to 3 seconds approached from the south, then house felt like it was hit by a sudden hard impact followed by around 5 seconds of weak shaking. The impact caused the whole house to jar and windows shook. Had never felt a tremor before but it was obvious what it was. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): My daughters bookcase was shaking and creaking upstairs and we could feel it through the ground downstairs after a Loud bang and rumbling (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): ah heck, i went out side to check the damage and my ruddy pushing had fallen over, don't worry though morves, it was fine, very little damage. Next time i'll get my lock out and lock it to my massy ferguson tractor, that bugger won't shift, even in a 7.5 A bien tot (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was like a very large lorry driving past the house. A deep rumble and the house shook. We guessed what it was and were not overly concerned. The cat, who is not terribly brave, was not noticeably bothered. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Wouldnt have known it was one till someone on Facebook said it was - sounded like a door being slammed next door :) (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It started with a sudden bump and felt like the rumbling of a jet taking off or of a big truck going past the building. The rumbling was very noticeable and quite easily audible. It lasted maybe five or ten seconds. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I felt and heard the rumble- partner who was sat next to me didn't. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The house and ground rumbled (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Long low rumbling - noticeable enough for me to switch off tv. Dog barked in a southerly direction (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I ear a tumbler like a lory was passing. (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like hgv outside then could feel it in the floor then the windows started shaking for about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): low volume but distant deep sounding rumble for approximately 5 seconds, then finished with a faint noise/crack which sounded like the house foundation/wall (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Much stronger feel than last summer one, our flat really moved side to side and very noisy (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): My bedroom had minor vibrations and my sons room a few feet away was vibrating strongly. (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very loud rumble (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Heard a long grumbling rumble, quite alarming and the floor was vibrating so to speak (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for approx 6-10 Sec Log Burner Stove was rattling away along with the Flue pipe, this increased then ended with a low pitched boom sound. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I heard a deep rumbling, quite loud, and felt the floor and walls shaking. My daughter ran downstairs, to ask me what was going on, and my cat was running around in a panic! (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was barely noticeable but having experienced one before I knew what it was. (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (45 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just a sharp jolt and low rumbling (via EMSC)
(Guernsey) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it , not so bad ...thought it was a plane at the beginning ;) (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (34 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Long distant rumble then cracking sound before rumble faded (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Deep rumble heard and felt, went on for roughly 15seconds maybe a little more, it then faded out. Erie/weird (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): But a rumble after that felt the house move (via EMSC)
Grouville (Jersey) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lasted two seconds approx (via EMSC)
Grouville (Jersey) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Have experienced two in my home town of Peterborough UK, I. The past, so knew what it was, hence logging onto your sight asap. Sounded like a large HGV was immediately outside the house, noise wise, and felt the seat of my chair sort of doing one ripple (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): First time I've felt one. Pretty weird feeling. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just that it felt like the whole house shook for about 3 seconds !! Scary (via EMSC)
Saint John (Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The walls of my house made cracking noises (via EMSC)
Saint John (Jersey) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just a low rumbling for about 5 seconds followed by a short judder which I felt in bed. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Heard and felt a rumble (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a deep rumble. Initially sounded like thunder but then felt it through the chair. Bigger than previous ones last year. (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was laying in bed and heard a big rumble (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Loud rumble noise and vibration felt underfoot and visible when looking at glass in patio doors (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): House shook, lasted about 10 secomds (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A low rumble for about 5 seconds then a sudden creaking from the house and then another couple of seconds of rumble. No car alarms were set off or anything like that; mainly sound rather than vibration. (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Dog didn't like it ! (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We could both hear a loud rumbling and feel movement for about 10 seconds! Really bizarre! (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It lasted approx 3 secs but quite intense shake of walls and ceiling toghether with a sound of approaching lorry (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Strongest I have felt locally (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Nothing major! Some window rattle (via EMSC)
Saint Helier (Jersey) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): loud and very noticable. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A distinctive rumble and slight tremor to be felt if you weren't moving I think (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It felt like two because it felt like a bump and the a rumbe. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It felt like two because it felt like a bump and the a rumbe. (via EMSC)
Saint Ouen (Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like a large lorry outside, sufficient to cause small vibrations of the house. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very noisy!! (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I thought it was thunder,my 2 dogs were barking (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Don't know any outside effects, it was night-time. Probably not strong enough to cause damage but I heard it distinctly and my desk trembled for about 1 to 2 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like underground train approaching. Then a thud and the inside wall moved a bit and house shuddered once. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It definitely felt stronger and was louder than the one last year. I was in the same place. Felt the floor vibrate under my feet as I was sitting in the chair. As it is dark it is not possible to ascertain any damage, cracks etc. outside at present. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): distant rumble like a lorry coming up road then a slight shake followed by a louder bang, my hard of hearing dad thought explosion in garden. Knew what it was as we have had quite a few in last few years-less shaking than the last one and shorter duration-only 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No, just that I had my ear phones in and it gave me a fright, the noise was quite loud but short. (via EMSC)
(Jersey) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): About 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 12 Mar
Thu, 12 Mar 14:31 UTCM 3.0 / 6 km - [info] (579 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 12 Mar 18:01 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] (566 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 25 Mar
Wed, 25 Mar 16:32 UTCM 3.0 / 2 km - [info] (710 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 3 Apr
Fri, 3 Apr 16:32 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info] (860 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 13 May
Wed, 13 May 11:48 UTCM 2.6 / 2 km - [info] (638 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 28 May
Thu, 28 May 16:44 UTCM 2.8 / 1 km - [info] (583 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 1 Jun
Mon, 1 Jun 15:53 UTCM 2.9 / 2 km - [info] (577 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 23 Jun
Tue, 23 Jun 07:54 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (862 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 4 Sep
Fri, 4 Sep 10:54 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info] (691 km) CHANNEL ISL. REG, UNITED KINGDOM
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 8 Oct
Thu, 8 Oct 12:41 UTCM 3.0 / 2 km - [info] (641 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
St John (54.7 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Fri, 30 Oct
Fri, 30 Oct 08:55 UTCM 3.3 / 15 km - [info] (858 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Ploudiry (France) (9 km N from epicenter)(no details): Grondement sourd assez fort provenance ouest sud ouest. Environ 3 à 5 secondes, faible au début puis plus fort en s'affaiblissant. Différent d'un bruit d'explosion. (via EMSC)
Plouzané / MMI IV (Light shaking): J'ai entendu un bruit sourd qui venait vers la maison. Puis ça vibré dans la maison comme quand un gros camion qui passe à côté de la maison. Enfin le bruit est reparti.
Le Relecq-Kerhuon (France) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): NON. Ce fut inquiétant car le grondement a progressivement monté en puissance. Cela a duré quelques secondes et beaucoup plus longtemps qu'un tonnerre d'orage. (via EMSC)
guipronvel / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Brest (France) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): J'ai senti le sol vibrer (via EMSC)
Brest (France) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): La plomberie du chauffage a fortement vibré (via EMSC)
Fri, 30 Oct 08:55 UTCM 2.6 / 2 km - [info] (856 km)2.6 FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 30 Oct 08:55 UTCM 2.6 / 4 km - [info] (859 km)NORTHWEST FRANCE 170KM SW JERSEY
[Map]
BGS
Fri, 30 Oct 08:55 UTCM 2.6 / 4 km - [info] (859 km)NORTHWEST FRANCE 170KM SW JERSEY
[Map]
BGS
Wed, 18 Nov
Wed, 18 Nov 10:59 UTCM 2.9 / 7 km - [info] (628 km) FRANCE
[Map]
EMSC

 

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