7/11/2014 — 4.5M earthquake strikes the English Channel / France

A noteworthy 4.5M (some agencies 4.0M) earthquake occurred near the shores of France in the English Channel.

Surely this was felt by residents along both coasts of England, and France.  Possibly also felt in Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, and Luxembourg.

3.9 m earthquake north sea july 11 2014a 4.5


http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=390387

 

Magnitude mb 4.5
Region CHANNEL ISL. REG, UNITED KINGDOM
Date time 2014-07-11 11:54:29.5 UTC
Location 49.09 N ; 2.52 W
Depth 2 km

USGS has the event at a 3.9M (4.0M):

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000rrzr#summary

M3.9 – 32km WSW of Saint Helier, Jersey 2014-07-11 11:54:30 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2014-07-11 11:54:30 UTC
  2. 2014-07-11 11:54:30 UTC+00:00 at epicenter
  3. 2014-07-11 06:54:30 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

49.105°N 2.535°W depth=10.3km (6.4mi)


Here is a closeup of the surrounding area via google maps:

3.9 m earthquake north sea july 11 2014a


Multiple earthquake monitoring links can be found here:

http://liveweatherfeeds.wordpress.com