UK Earthquakes and Seismic Activity

The BGS Earthquake Seismology Team is the UK's national earthquake monitoring agency. They operate a network of sensors across the UK to monitor both British and overseas earthquakes, and provide objective information to government, industry and public.

They issue bulletins of earthquake activity and maintain an archive of seismological information and records. They use the data we collect to investigate the nature and distribution of earthquake activity and their driving forces, to improve understanding of earthquake hazard.
They also use the seismic waves from earthquakes to image the interior of the Earth and develop models of Earth structure.
Recent UK Earthquakes from BGS




Earthquakes from around the British Isles recorded in the last 50 days
Updated: 18/10/2018 06:11
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance from
Southampton
Local TimeLink to
Map
NEWBRIDGE,CAERPHILLY 2.4 91 mi (146 km) 12/10/2018 15:21 Map
KEYWORTH,NOTTS 1.4 134 mi (215 km) 07/10/2018 07:48 Map
LOCHEND,HIGHLAND 1.4 465 mi (748 km) 29/09/2018 12:16 Map
NEWDIGATE,SURREY -0.4 54 mi (87 km) 28/09/2018 23:55 Map
INVERGARRY,HIGHLAND 1.7 447 mi (719 km) 28/09/2018 09:28 Map
WORKINGTON,CUMBRIA 0.4 273 mi (440 km) 27/09/2018 06:34 Map
CENTRAL NORTH SEA 2.8 569 mi (915 km) 26/09/2018 14:02 Map
SOUTHERN NORTH SEA 2.3 223 mi (359 km) 25/09/2018 18:54 Map
PENRYN,CORNWALL 1.4 169 mi (272 km) 25/09/2018 14:42 Map
WORKINGTON,CUMBRIA 0.4 276 mi (444 km) 24/09/2018 02:34 Map
CRAVEN ARMS,SHROPSHIRE 0.7 122 mi (196 km) 21/09/2018 06:42 Map
LEEK,STAFFODSHIRE 0.4 154 mi (248 km) 19/09/2018 01:59 Map
CATLOWDY,CUMBRIA 1.4 297 mi (478 km) 17/09/2018 17:56 Map
ARRAN,NORTH AYRSHIRE 0.9 368 mi (592 km) 16/09/2018 11:26 Map
NEWTON AYCLIFFE,DURHAM 3.1 254 mi (408 km) 15/09/2018 19:39 Map
JURA,ARGYLL & BUTE 0.9 405 mi (651 km) 15/09/2018 19:15 Map
NW ISLE OF LEWIS 1.6 619 mi (997 km) 15/09/2018 03:01 Map
PENRYN,CORNWALL 1.1 171 mi (275 km) 14/09/2018 04:05 Map
PENRYN,CORNWALL 0.3 171 mi (275 km) 14/09/2018 01:19 Map
PENRYN,CORNWALL 0.9 171 mi (275 km) 14/09/2018 01:03 Map
LLANDUDNO,CONWY 0.3 195 mi (315 km) 09/09/2018 04:48 Map
CRESSWELL,STAFFORDSHIRE 1.5 143 mi (230 km) 07/09/2018 20:00 Map
JOHNSTONEBRIDGE,D & G 0.6 315 mi (506 km) 06/09/2018 20:40 Map
JOHNSTONEBRIDGE,D & G 1.2 312 mi (502 km) 06/09/2018 09:23 Map
FIRTH OF CLYDE 2.4 377 mi (606 km) 30/08/2018 23:34 Map
IRISH SEA 1.3 231 mi (371 km) 30/08/2018 22:02 Map

26 UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days.

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