Originally posted by thudpuddy
I'm showing a small 2.9 earthquake smack in the middle of the U.K. on usgs realtime map .
I don't know how to do that linking thing so this is just an alert because I'm not sure if I remember any activity around there . If mods want to delete this and let somebody go with it who knows what they're doing feel free . I would like to know if this does happen occasionally and I've just missed it though .
Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 2.9 Date-Time Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:20:44 UTC Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:20:44 AM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 52.800°N, 1.247°W Depth 12 km (7.5 miles) (poorly constrained) Region ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM Distances 3 km (1 miles) WNW of Coalville, United Kingdom 4 km (2 miles) ESE of Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom 9 km (5 miles) WSW of Shepshed, United Kingdom 10 km (6 miles) ESE of Swadlincote, United Kingdom Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 31.5 km (19.6 miles); depth +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles) Parameters Nph= 0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=1.5 sec, Gp= 0, M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=B Source Magnitude: British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Location: British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Event ID usb000equa