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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Earthquakes

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Most recent earthquake​​​​

The last earthquake in the Channel Islands was on 9 February 2017 and measured a ​magnitude 2.6​ ML.

Previous earth​quakes in the Channel Islands​

The Jersey Meteorological Dep​artment support the British Geological Survey (BGS) in recording earthquakes in the Channel Islands area​ and furthe​r afield.

DateTimeLatitude and longitudeDepth
(km)
MagnitudeIntensity
​9 Feb 20179.28am 49.580; ​-0.718​2.6
​5 July 2016​1.12pm49.010; -2.686​8​1.2​
30 May 201610.35am 48.726; -4.4502.1
29 May 20163.27pm 48.718; -4.4701.8
13 Apr 20162.11pm 49.415; -2.49691.62
20 Jan 20166.41am 49.072; -2.24870.4
12 Jul 20153.49am 49.249; -1.84241.3
10 Apr 20155.05am 49.420; -2.71460.8
28 Feb 20152.22am 49.119; -2.376120.6
25 Feb 201510.55pm 49.046; -2.397103.03
7 Nov 20142.44pm 49.047; -2.31172.23
3 Oct 20148.49pm 49.041; -2.30172.03
13 Aug 20144.05am 49.066; -2.33951.4
6 Aug 201410.49am 49.068; -2.36861.0
29 July 20146.39pm 49.166; -2.418110.8
29 July 20145.12pm 49.077; -2.36961.9
23 July 20144.26pm 49.100; -2.399123.33
23 July 20144.24pm 49.078; -2.37861.3
19 July 20146.51pm 49.080; -2.38061.22
18 July 20143.16pm 49.079; -2.34271.3
18 July 20143.15pm 49.074; -2.36852.0
18 July 20143.14pm 49.045; -2.33961.8
18 July 20143.14pm 49.062; -2.34762.12
18 July 20142.56pm 49.077; -2.37762.32
12 July 20149.45pm 49.078; -2.32751.6
12 July 20143.21pm 49.153; -2.414120.8
11 July 20145.39pm 49.153; -2.414121.0
11 July 20143:20pm 49.153; -2.414121.0
11 July 20141.09pm 49.111; -2.381111.1
11 July 201412.56pm 49.153; -2.414120.5
11 July 201412.30pm 49.153; -2.414120.6
11 July 201412.04pm 49.153; -2.414120.9
11 July 201412.02pm 49.153; -2.414120.6
11 July 201412.02pm 49.153; -2.414120.7

For the most recent and up to date information, visit the British Geological Survey website which also includes earthquakes from around the UK in the last 50 days.

Earthquakes around the British Isles on the British Geological Survey website

Real time seismograms

You can see real time seismograms from St Aubin seismic station.

Select 'JSA (Jersey)' from the drop down list, then 'short period' for local earthquake information (within 300 miles).

Real time seismograms on the British Geological Survey website

Earthquakes around the British Isles interactive map

See the interactive map provided by the British Geological Survey which allows you to see earthquakes around the British Isles for the last 50 days.

Interactive map on the British Geological Survey website

Have you felt an earthquake?

If you have felt an earthquake, let the British Geological Survey know by filling in their online questionnaire.

British Geological Survey earthquake questionnaire

 

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