Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 20 km east of Verviers, Liège Province, Wallonia, Belgium, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 20 km east of Verviers, Liège Province, Wallonia, Belgium, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.1 at 8 km depth

20 Feb 14:03 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 5 minutes.
20 Feb 14:08: Profondeur recalculée de 3.0 à 8.0 km (de 1.9 à 5 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 22 km (14 mi) au O.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 13:58:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 20 févr. 2021 14:58 (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.1
Profondeur: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.54°N / 6.13°E (Province de Liège, Région Wallonne, Belgique)
Volcan le plus près: Laacher See (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km N de Robertville (pop: 2,630) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km SE de Eupen (pop: 18,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km OSO de Simmerath (North Rhine-Westphalia, Allemagne) (pop: 15,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km NNE de Malmedy (pop: 11,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
19 km E de Heusy (pop: 15,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
20 km ESE de Verviers (pop: 52,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km ESE de Herve (pop: 16,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km ESE de Liège (pop: 182,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
90 km E de Namur (pop: 106,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
130 km ESE de Bruxelles (Brussels Capital) (pop: 1,019,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 14.8°C (59 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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User reports for this quake (8)

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21 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : There was a unspecific Sound in the house. As there have been several earthquakes some weeks ago I knew that there had to be an earthquake.  
Stolberg / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Kurzen Grollen und Rums. | 2 users found this interesting.  
52159 Roetgen/Rott / not felt : Heard a rumor | One user found this interesting.  
18.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt but heard a bumpy noise like an explosion far away  
20.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
52076 Aachen walheim (19.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Stolberg Germany / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Breinig / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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