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ML4.3 Quake Strikes UK Region

Posted by feww on February 21, 2014

Seismic Hazard
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Shallow earthquake strikes Bristol Channel Region UK

Richter magnitude scale 4.3 earthquake struck at a depth of 5km about 36 km S of Swansea, United Kingdom at 13:21:28UTC on February 20, 2014, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

Earthquake Details

  • Magnitude: ML4.3
  • Region:BRISTOL CHANNEL REGION, U.K.<
  • Date – time: 2014-02-20 13:21:28.0 UTC
  • Location: 51.31 N ; 4.08 W
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Distances:
    • 233 km NW of Saint Peter Port, Guernsey [pop: 16,488]
    • 65 km W of Cardiff, Wales, UK [ pop: 302,139]
    • 36 km S of Swansea, United Kingdom [ pop: 170,883]
    • 11 km N of Ilfracombe, United Kingdom [pop: 10,486]

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Euro-Med Earthquakes 24hrs
Euro-Med Earthquakes – 24 hrs to 01:44UTC on February 21, 2014. Source: EMSC

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