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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 1 km ENE of Winchester, United Kingdom

Earthquake location 51.072S, -1.299WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Winchester in United Kingdom. The temblor was reported at 06:30:17 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-27 06:30:17 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -1.299 West, latitude 51.072 North, depth 3 km.

Close countries, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 pop). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Southampton (c. 246 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Reading (c. 244 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Portsmouth (c. 194 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bournemouth (c. 163 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Swindon (c. 155 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Langley Green, Epsom, Gerrards Cross.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -1.299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.072° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ENE of Winchester, United Kingdom Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-27 18:30:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-28 22:40:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tjwr Id of event.
Event Code c000tjwr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tjwr A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Neil

    Earthquake near Newark, Nottinghamshire felt about 10 mins or so ago.

  2. Matthew

    Yea 22.30pm near Market Harborough

  3. Clare

    Rutland just after 10.30pm scared me!!

  4. Jo

    Yep 10.30 pm wilbarston nr corby

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