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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 0 km WSW of Cottesmore, United Kingdom

Earthquake location 52.7133S, -0.6668WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cottesmore in United Kingdom. The temblor was reported at 10:25:52 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 13.32 km (8 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-28 10:25:52 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -0.6668 West, latitude 52.7133 North, depth 13.32 km.

Close countries, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Leicester (c. 339 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Coventry (c. 308 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Nottingham (c. 246 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Derby (c. 235 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Northampton (c. 197 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Royston, Banbury, Brownhills.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -0.6668° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WSW of Cottesmore, 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 2015-01-28 22:25:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-28 22:53:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 229 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 3.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 usc000tjwv Id of event.
Event Code c000tjwv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tjwv A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Clare

    Langham Rutland just after 10.30 very scary!

  2. Avisa

    I felt this tremor. I was sat watching TV with my cat on my knee. I first I thought I’d suddenly gone dizzy then thought furniture was being dragged in the room next door. Pretty much like the last tremor we felt here. Glad I’m not going crazy!

  3. Samantha

    Never felt an earthquake (n)

  4. Benard

    minor earthquake in leicester city center 1 hr ago. never happened before here. first time feeling one

  5. Salma

    I felt the tremor in the le5 5ee area of Leicester. When I asked various members of my family in the are they all said no. I knew I hadn’t imagined it.

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