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MOIDART,HIGHLAND

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Summary

DATE04/08/2017
ORIGIN TIME14:43:38.7 UTC
LOCATION 56.805 -5.888
DEPTH12 km
MAGNITUDE4.0
LOCALITYMOIDART,HIGHLAND

This earthquake was felt widely across the northwest of Scotland. It is the largest earthquake in the region since a magnitude 4.1 earthquake near Oban on 29 September 1986 and, more recently, a magnitude 4.0 ML earthquake in Arran on 4 April1999. Scotland's largest earthquake, a magnitude 5.2 ML event in Argyll in 1880 was 75 km to the southeast.

The earthquake was followed by a magnitude 3.4 ML event two minutes later.

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