Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

Latest Earthquakes in United Kingdom

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the United Kingdom. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 314 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
11 months ago
On 2023-06-28 20:21:12
52.9686, -1.9648
114 km (71 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.7
10.01 km
1 year ago
On 2023-02-24 23:59:40
51.8053, -3.1588
256 km (159 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 3.4
10.23 km
1 year ago
On 2022-05-30 14:36:56
52.8824, -2.6269
131 km (81 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 3.6
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-02-21 22:59:27
52.5453, -1.9279
161 km (100 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-11-16 01:44:04
56.1294, -5.6753
332 km (206 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 3.1
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-22 08:32:14
51.8626, -0.8285
250 km (155 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.1
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-08 08:45:27
51.8199, -0.6724
258 km (160 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.9
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-23 05:56:59
54.5765, -1.3354
77 km (48 mi) โ†‘ N of United Kingdom
M 2.8
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-05 22:49:15
51.0116, -3.0791
340 km (211 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 3.4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-08-24 22:01:37
53.9771, -2.9537
62 km (38 mi) โ†™ SW of United Kingdom
M 1.6
5 km
5 years ago
On 2019-05-19 09:51:51
50.5744, -1.8646
381 km (236 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-02-27 03:42:21
51.2112, -0.2971
330 km (205 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.3
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-08-30 22:34:47
55.9663, -4.7957
282 km (175 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 2.5
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-07-05 10:53:24
51.1437, -0.4435
334 km (207 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.8
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-06-29 05:54:12
51.152, -0.265
337 km (209 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.4
5 km
5 years ago
On 2018-06-27 12:28:23
51.154, -0.258
337 km (209 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.6
5 km
6 years ago
On 2018-04-01 11:11:01
51.174, -0.257
335 km (208 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.7
5 km
6 years ago
On 2018-02-17 14:31:05
51.7231, -3.8559
282 km (175 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 4.3
11.55 km
6 years ago
On 2017-11-01 20:59:22
55.883, -5.429
302 km (188 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 2.6
7 km
6 years ago
On 2017-08-04 14:43:36
56.8378, -5.7295
393 km (244 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 3.8
7.07 km
8 years ago
On 2015-09-22 21:40:11
52.714, -0.693
167 km (103 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.8
2 km
9 years ago
On 2015-05-26 15:41:03
53.116, -4.355
183 km (114 mi) โ†™ SW of United Kingdom
M 3
9 km
9 years ago
On 2015-05-22 01:52:17
51.304, 1.438
378 km (235 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.7
12 km
9 years ago
On 2015-01-28 22:25:53
52.727, -0.717
165 km (102 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.8
3 km
9 years ago
On 2015-01-27 18:30:17
51.072, -1.299
329 km (204 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.9
3 km
9 years ago
On 2014-10-28 19:16:54
53.057, -1.191
117 km (73 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.6
7 km
10 years ago
On 2014-04-18 06:50:51
52.722, -0.732
165 km (102 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.5
2 km
10 years ago
On 2014-02-20 13:21:30
51.363, -4.164
327 km (203 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 4.1
3 km
10 years ago
On 2013-06-26 22:28:01
52.879, -4.72
219 km (136 mi) โ†™ SW of United Kingdom
M 2.8
8 km
10 years ago
On 2013-05-29 03:16:28
52.883, -4.719
218 km (135 mi) โ†™ SW of United Kingdom
M 3.8
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-05-18 19:18:02
56.776, -5.715
387 km (240 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-07 22:41:04
53.125, -4.231
176 km (109 mi) โ†™ SW of United Kingdom
M 2.3
9 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-18 05:20:44
52.801, -1.25
142 km (88 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 2.9
13 km
12 years ago
On 2011-06-23 13:43:38
50.571, -3.734
399 km (247 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 2.7
2.8 km
13 years ago
On 2011-01-23 06:02:49
56.822, -5.784
394 km (244 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 3.5
16.2 km
13 years ago
On 2011-01-03 21:03:09
54.169, -1.652
29 km (18 mi) โ†— NE of United Kingdom
M 3.6
6 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-21 22:59:12
54.39, -3.146
86 km (53 mi) โ† W of United Kingdom
M 3.5
12.6 km
14 years ago
On 2009-06-05 19:42:07
51.637, -3.648
285 km (177 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 0
8.1 km
15 years ago
On 2009-04-28 10:22:09
54.167, -3.017
68 km (42 mi) โ† W of United Kingdom
M 3.7
8.8 km
15 years ago
On 2009-04-11 11:39:07
53.687, -0.252
119 km (74 mi) โ†’ E of United Kingdom
M 3
15.3 km
15 years ago
On 2009-03-03 14:35:55
51.116, 1.178
385 km (239 mi) โ†˜ SE of United Kingdom
M 3.5
3.5 km
15 years ago
On 2009-01-15 05:32:29
60.266, -1.284
698 km (433 mi) โ†‘ N of United Kingdom
M 3.3
29.1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-26 18:06:26
52.212, -2.512
201 km (125 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 3.9
9.3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-10 04:28:39
56.829, -5.557
386 km (240 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 3.5
12.5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 22:22:38
53.38, -2.574
78 km (48 mi) โ†“ S of United Kingdom
M 1.5
9.1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-08 22:01:25
51.891, 1.732
342 km (212 mi) โ†’ E of United Kingdom
M 2.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-28 20:09:08
54.691, -2.952
98 km (61 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 2.5
6.3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-05 13:57:26
53.357, -0.351
130 km (80 mi) โ†’ E of United Kingdom
M 3.1
19.2 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-27 00:56:47
53.403, -0.332
128 km (79 mi) โ†’ E of United Kingdom
M 4.8
18.4 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-09 15:59:57
55.788, -3.221
213 km (132 mi) โ†– NW of United Kingdom
M 2.3
4.7 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

United Kingdom is a country in Northern Europe that has experienced a total of 314 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in United Kingdom 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for United Kingdom was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:18.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 5 1.41%
M 1 56 15.77%
M 2 143 40.28%
M 3 90 25.35%
M 4 19 5.35%
M 5 1 0.28%

Magnitude distribution for United Kingdom was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:20.

When was the last earthquake in United Kingdom?

The last earthquake in United Kingdom was 11 months ago and struck 114 km (71 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.70 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.011 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near United Kingdom?

The strongest earthquake recorded near United Kingdom was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 12.9 kilometers. It struck 5 km SSE of Criccieth, United Kingdom or 191 km (119 mi) โ†™ SW from the center of United Kingdom, 39 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in United Kingdom?

In 2024, United Kingdom has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 4.19 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that United Kingdom is struck by 0.35 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in United Kingdom

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.