A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ashwell in United Kingdom. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 21:40:11 / September 22, 2015 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:40:11 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -0.693° West, latitude 52.714° North, depth = 2 km. Unique identifier: us20003n3q. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003n3q.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Leicester (c. 339 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Coventry (c. 308 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Nottingham (c. 246 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Derby (c. 235 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Northampton (c. 197 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Warwick, Chesterfield, Lichfield.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km E of Ashwell, United Kingdom.
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