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Earthquakes around the British Isles in the last 50 days

Last updated: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:40:01 (UTC)

This list contains information about background, tectonic earthquake activity in and around the British Isles. Seismic events for which there is strong evidence that they have been induced by human activities are in a separate list here.

Locations and magnitudes may change as events are re-analysed and revised.

Depths are rounded to the nearest km and all events shallower than 1 km are listed as 1 km. Magnitudes are local magnitude (ML) and are calculated to one decimal place, as is standard practice in earthquake seismology.

Date Time (UTC) Lat Lon Depth (km) Mag Int Region Comment
2020/07/10 14:36:12.0 51.585 -3.053 20 1.6 ROGERSTONE,NEWPORT
2020/07/08 20:40:01.8 55.589 -2.954 3 1.0 YARROWFORD,BORDERS
2020/07/04 13:37:30.1 55.925 -4.349 3 1.2 BEARSDEN,E DUNB'SHIRE
2020/07/01 04:21:21.1 56.214 -6.035 10 1.7 MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE OFFSHORE LOCATION
2020/06/26 06:11:07.8 51.549 -2.922 22 1.1 GOLDCLIFF,NEWPORT
2020/06/26 00:40:19.1 53.720 -2.434 8 1.3 BELTHORN,LANCASHIRE
2020/06/17 05:54:29.5 51.546 -2.939 20 0.8 GOLDCLIFF,NEWPORT
2020/06/16 02:13:11.8 53.048 -2.129 3 0.9 STOKE-ON-TRENT,STAFFS
2020/06/13 12:47:04.5 55.662 -4.822 8 1.2 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/11 10:27:43.8 55.668 -4.804 7 1.2 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/11 06:13:43.4 51.807 -2.455 7 1.0 NEWNHAM,GLOUCESTERSHIRE
2020/06/08 19:15:54.9 51.580 -3.473 11 0.8 TONTREFAIL,RHONDDA CT
2020/06/07 11:52:36.3 55.570 -2.977 5 0.7 YARROWFORD,BORDERS
2020/06/07 04:02:32.0 52.568 -0.876 8 1.0 GOADBY,LEICESTERSHIRE
2020/06/06 14:22:39.2 56.390 -4.008 2 2.2 4 COMRIE,PERTH & KINROSS FELT COMRIE...
2020/06/06 14:19:36.0 53.636 -4.925 5 1.0 IRISH SEA 35KM NW ANGLESEY
2020/06/04 19:05:52.4 55.675 -4.787 8 0.5 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/04 17:31:22.0 55.667 -4.789 7 0.8 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/04 12:48:16.0 52.562 -1.903 7 2.1 2 WALSALL,WEST MIDLANDS FELT WALSALL...
2020/06/04 00:27:21.9 55.665 -4.810 7 1.1 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/03 18:38:06.4 55.661 -4.813 7 1.4 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/06/02 05:51:19.9 55.667 -4.824 7 0.8 ARDROSSAN,AYRSHIRE
2020/05/31 21:15:39.9 53.147 -1.707 7 0.7 GRATTON,DERBYSHIRE
2020/05/29 17:19:05.4 52.878 -2.143 10 0.8 STONE,STAFFORDSHIRE
2020/05/27 09:04:25.0 56.285 -3.723 2 0.7 AUCHTERARDER,P & K
2020/05/24 17:36:20.9 51.896 -0.937 8 1.6 QUAINTON,BUCKS
2020/05/24 15:16:56.9 51.157 -0.250 2 0.6 NEWDIGATE,SURREY
2020/05/23 12:50:59.0 56.430 -5.605 2 1.1 MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE