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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.

Date Time Latitude LongitudeDepth
(km)
Magnitude Intensity
​9 Feb
2017
​9.28am​49.580​-0.718​2.6
​5 July
2016
​1.12pm​49.010​-2.686​8​1.2​
30 May 201610.35am48.726-4.4502.1
29 May 20163.27pm48.718-4.4701.8
13 Apr
2016
2.11pm49.415-2.49691.62
20 Jan 20166.41am 49.072-2.24870.4
12 Jul
2015
3.49am49.249-1.84241.3
10 Apr
2015
5.05am49.420-2.71460.8
28 Feb 20152.22am49.119-2.376120.6
25 Feb 201510.55pm49.046-2.397 103.03
7 Nov
2014
2.44pm49.047-2.31172.23
3 Oct
2014
8.49pm49.041-2.30172.03
13 Aug 20144.05am49.066-2.33951.4
6 Aug
2014
10.49am49.068-2.36861.0
29 July 20146.39pm49.166-2.418110.8
29 July 20145.12pm49.077-2.36961.9
23 July 20144.26pm49.100-2.399123.33
23 July 20144.24pm49.078-2.37861.3
19 July 20146.51pm49.080-2.38061.22
18 July 20143.16pm49.079-2.34271.3
18 July 20143.15pm49.074-2.36852.0
18 July 20143.14pm49.045-2.33961.8
18 July 20143.14pm49.062-2.34762.12
18 July 20142.56pm49.077-2.37762.32
12 July 20149.45pm49.078 -2.32751.6
12 July 20143.21pm49.153-2.414120.8
11 July
2014
5.39pm49.153-2.414121.0
11 July
2014
3:20pm49.153-2.414121.0
11 July
2014
1.09pm49.111-2.381111.1
11 July
2014
12.56pm49.153-2.414120.5
11 July
2014
12.30pm49.153-2.414120.6
11 July
2014
12.04pm49.153-2.414120.9
11 July
2014
12.02pm49.153-2.414120.6
11 July
2014
12.02pm49.153-2.414120.7
11 July
2014
11.54am 49.153 -2.41412 4.33

​Fo​​​​r the most recent and up to date information, vi​​​​sit 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

R​​eal 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 in 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 ear​thquake questionnaire​​​​​​​

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