A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Swanage in United Kingdom. Exact location of earthquake, -1.8646° West, 50.5744° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 09:51:51 / May 19, 2019 @ 9:51 am. Event id: us70003n8n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003n8n. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:51 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Southampton (c. 246 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Portsmouth (c. 194 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bournemouth (c. 163 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Poole (c. 150 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Gosport (c. 70 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selsey, Andover, Tidworth (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of Swanage, United Kingdom. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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