Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 8.7 km south of Stolberg, Cologne District, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 8.7 km south of Stolberg, Cologne District, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1)

Séisme mineur magnitude 2.1 at 11 km depth

20 Feb 15:07 UTC: Premier à signaler: GD NRW après 1 heure et 10 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 13:58:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 20 févr. 2021 14:58 (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.1
Profondeur: 10.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.696°N / 6.232°E (District de Cologne, Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie, Allemagne)
Volcan le plus près: Laacher See (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km S de Breinigerberg (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 971) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
9 km S de Stolberg (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 58,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km SE de Aix-la-Chapelle (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 265,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km S de Eschweiler (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 55,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km SSE de Würselen (Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 37,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
21 km SSE de Alsdorf (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 46,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km SSE de Herzogenrath (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 47,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km SO de Düren (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 93,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km SSO de Düsseldorf (North Rhine-Westphalia) (pop: 573,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
536 km OSO de Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.110.8 kmRott, GermanyGD NRW

User reports for this quake (6)

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Breinig (4.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sitting on the sofa talking to my partner. I feld the single shake (like someone had bumped into the back of the sofa and my partner heard the TV cabinet judder. It felt like a single rapid event.  
Aachen-Kornelimünster / not felt : Ich habe nichts gespürt aber am Abend einen großen Glassprung an einem feststehenden Fenster bemerkt, für den es keine andere Ursache ersichtlich ist.  
Stolberg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Das "Ruckeln" wurde von einem kurzen lauten Grollen zeitgleich begleitet | One user found this interesting.  
52222 Stolberg / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake
52223 Breinig / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Stolberg Vicht / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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