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STOCKTON,COUNTY DURHAM

  1. Summary
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  3. Additional Information
  4. Did You Feel It?

Summary

DATE23/01/2020
ORIGIN TIME05:57:00.3 UTC
LOCATION 54.594 -1.314
DEPTH4 km
MAGNITUDE 3.1
LOCALITYSTOCKTON,COUNTY DURHAM

Over 840 reports received from people who felt the earthquake. The majority of reports coming from Stockton-on-Tees, Billingham, Norton, Middlesbrough, Wolviston and Hartlepool. Typical reports described, "woke me up", "felt like someone had crashed into the house with a car", "single shock and felt like an explosion nearby", "it felt like the house was lifting from its foundations", "it was over in a second or two but the shaking was severe", "felt my entire room move and I have never felt anything like that in my life" and "the whole wardrobe was shaking".

Maps


Additional info

Macroseismic Intensities. CLICK FOR A LARGER VERSION
Recorded ground motions. CLICK FOR A LARGER VERSION
Focal Mechanism. CLICK FOR A LARGER VERSION

Did you feel it

If you did NOT feel the earthquake, or notice it at all, please tick here . This information will still be useful for our study.