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Latest quakes in or near the North Sea in the past 14 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 26, 2022 13:48 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 14 days:

  • 7 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 18 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 14 days, the North Sea had 7 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 18 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.5 | 65 km W of Lillehammer, Innlandet, Norway -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near the North Sea (updated )

Past 24 hours2 quakes1 quake M2+
Past 7 days15 quakes4 quakes M2+
Past 30 days46 quakes13 quakes M2+
Past 90 days151 quakes38 quakes M2+1 quake M3+
Past 365 days495 quakes111 quakes M2+6 quakes M3+1 quake M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (32 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Friday, November 18, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 18, 2022 8:13 am (GMT +0) (Nov 18, 2022 08:13 GMT)
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n/a
10.5 km northwest of Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom (unconfirmed) 5 reportsMore
Thursday, November 17, 2022 GMT (5 quakes)
Nov 17, 2022 2:33 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 17, 2022 13:33 GMT)
2.3

5 km
13 km southeast of Bad Arolsen, Kassel, Hesse, Germany More
Nov 17, 2022 1:55 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 17, 2022 12:55 GMT)
1.9

4 km
11 km southwest of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany More
Nov 17, 2022 1:18 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 17, 2022 12:18 GMT)
1.1

3 km
The Netherlands More
Nov 17, 2022 12:56 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 17, 2022 11:56 GMT)
2.3

5 km
9.5 km southeast of Meschede, Germany More
Nov 17, 2022 12:27 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 17, 2022 11:27 GMT)
1.7

3 km
The Netherlands More
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 16, 2022 2:55 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 16, 2022 13:55 GMT)
1.8
19 km northwest of Voss, Vestland, Norway More
Nov 16, 2022 10:36 am (GMT +1) (Nov 16, 2022 09:36 GMT)
1.9

1 km
16 km northeast of Mühlhausen, Thuringia, Germany More
Nov 16, 2022 9:59 am (GMT +1) (Nov 16, 2022 08:59 GMT)
2.1

5 km
3.2 km north of Mol, Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium More
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 15, 2022 9:19 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 15, 2022 20:19 GMT)
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n/a
38 km southeast of Salzgitter, Lower Saxony, Germany (unconfirmed) 3 reportsMore
Nov 15, 2022 2:05 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 15, 2022 13:05 GMT)
1.9

4 km
14 km north of Suhl, Thuringia, Germany More
Monday, November 14, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 14, 2022 4:14 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 14, 2022 16:14 GMT)
1.3

12 km
United Kingdom: BARLEY,LANCS More
Nov 14, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 14, 2022 12:39 GMT)
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n/a
1 km north of Recklinghausen, Germany (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMore
Saturday, November 26, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 26, 2022 3:52 am (GMT +1) (Nov 26, 2022 02:52 GMT)
2.5
65 km west of Lillehammer, Innlandet, Norway More
Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 25, 2022 6:57 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 25, 2022 18:57 GMT)
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n/a
48 km southwest of Manchester, England, United Kingdom (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 3 reports
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Nov 25, 2022 2:07 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 25, 2022 14:07 GMT)
1.7
Norway: HORDA PLATFORM More
Nov 25, 2022 12:32 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 25, 2022 11:32 GMT)
2.1

1 km
6.1 km southeast of Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany More
Thursday, November 24, 2022 GMT (7 quakes)
Nov 24, 2022 4:12 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2022 15:12 GMT)
1.1
SOGN-MOERE REGION NORWAY More
Nov 24, 2022 3:35 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2022 14:35 GMT)
1.3
OSLO REGION NORWAY More
Nov 24, 2022 2:49 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2022 13:49 GMT)
1.1
OSLO REGION NORWAY More
Nov 24, 2022 12:58 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2022 11:58 GMT)
1.1
OSLO REGION NORWAY More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 109 joules (389 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.334 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Eskdalemuir Array, site EKR10, Scotland (EKR10/IM network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Eskdalemuir Array, site EKR10, Scotland: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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North Sea Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in or near the North Sea?

The last earthquake in or near the North Sea occurred 11 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 65 km west of Lillehammer, Innlandet, Norway, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 3:52 am (GMT +1).

How many quakes were there in or near the North Sea in the past 14 days?

In the past 14 days, North Sea had 32 quakes up to magnitude 2.5.

What was the strongest quake in or near the North Sea in the past 14 days?

The strongest earthquake in or near the North Sea in the past 14 days occurred 11 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 65 km west of Lillehammer, Innlandet, Norway, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 3:52 am (GMT +1).

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