posted on Feb, 6 2010 @ 12:27 PM
Sound's like it's a bit unusual, at least in recent history...
Poland Earthquake: 4.9 Hits Central Europe February 6 2010
Saturday, February 6, 2010
By Newsolio Editor
A rare, 4.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Poland some 355 kilometers from Warsaw, the USGS said on its web site.
The Poland 4.9 earthquake hit at 5.55am Saturday February 6 local time near the city of Legnicia in Wroclaw, Poland.
The Legnicia, Wroclew earthquake was felt across the region into Germany, reports said.
The Legnicia, Poland earthquake was one of the largest quakes to rock central Europe in many years.
The largest quake to ever hit the region in modern times was a 5.2 earthquake that hit the Netherlands back in 1992.
There were no reports of damage or injuries after the Poland earthquake, local media reports suggested.
According to the US Geological Survey, the Wroclew, Poland earthquake stuck at a depth of 5 kilometers, very shallow by most earthquake standards.
The exact location of the Poland 4.9 February 6 2010 earthquake was 51.344°N, 16.066°E.
The USGS web site listed the quake epicentre these distances from major population centres.
70 km (45 miles) WNW of Wroclaw, Poland
125 km (80 miles) ESE of Cottbus, Germany
130 km (80 miles) SSW of Poznan, Poland
355 km (220 miles) WSW of WARSAW, Poland
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