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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 58 km NW of London, United Kingdom on Sunday, 13 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake  - 58 km NW of London, United Kingdom on Sunday, 13 September 2020
14 Sep 07:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: BGS après 8 heures.
14 Sep 08:07: Magnitude recalculée de 2.2 à 2.1. Profondeur recalculée de 0.0 à 10.0 km (de 0 à 6.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.9 km (1.2 mi) au SSE.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 September 2020 23:20 UTC
Magnitude: 2.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.898°N / 0.688°W (Royaume-Uni)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km E de Wing (pop: 2,600)
3 km SW de Leighton Buzzard (pop: 37,500)
5 km SE de Soulbury (pop: 300)
58 km NW de London (pop: 7,556,900)
105 km SE de Birmingham (pop: 984,300)
122 km SE de Nottingham (pop: 730,000)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Sep 23:20 UTCM 2.1 / 10 km58 km NW of London, United KingdomBGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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Durham (389.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Linslade (2.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard (3.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
75.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Heard rattling then my flat started shaking for about 3 seconds
2.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : Weak shake, similar movement to the previous earthquake on the 9th September. I was upstairs this time, but was more like a large vehicle had passed the house.
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Wing leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
peterborough / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
peterborough / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : it woke me up after 11pm
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A minor shake of about 3 to 4 seconds rattled the ornaments that's all
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 58 km NW of London, United Kingdom on Sunday, 13 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 13 Aug 1967 22:07
    | 5.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    il y a 53 ans
    |
    979km / 608mi
    | Pyrenees (France)
  • 09 Oct 2014 19:15
    | 5.5 |
    120km / 75mi
    |
    il y a 6 ans
    |
    649km / 403mi
    | 5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
  • 22 Jan 1983 12:41
    | 5.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    il y a 38 ans
    |
    940km / 584mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 24 Oct 1976 20:33
    | 5.5 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    il y a 44 ans
    |
    365km / 227mi
    | Belgium
  • 05 Apr 1959 10:47
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 62 ans
    |
    979km / 609mi
    | France
  • 19 May 1954 09:34
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 66 ans
    |
    844km / 524mi
    | Switzerland
  • 14 Mar 1951 09:46
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 70 ans
    |
    532km / 331mi
    | Germany
  • 13 Apr 1992 01:20
    | 5.4 |
    21km / 13mi
    |
    il y a 29 ans
    |
    456km / 284mi
    | Belgium
  • 13 Mar 1989 13:02
    | 5.4 |
    1km / 0.6mi
    |
    il y a 32 ans
    |
    747km / 464mi
    | Germany
  • 29 Jul 1954 04:42
    | 5.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 66 ans
    |
    849km / 528mi
    | Switzerland
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