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


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

The last earthquake in the Channel Islands was on 5 July 2016 and measured a ​magnitude 1.2​ 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
Magnitude Intensity
​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 20162.11pm49.415-2.49691.62
20 Jan 20166.41am 49.072-2.24870.4
12 Jul 20153.49am49.249-1.84241.3
10 Apr 20155.05am49.420-2.71460.8
28 Feb 20152.22am49.119-2.376120.6
25 Feb 201510.55pm49.046-2.397 103.03
7 Nov 20142.44pm49.047-2.31172.23
3 Oct 20148.49pm49.041-2.30172.03
13 Aug 20144.05am49.066-2.33951.4
6 Aug 201410.49am49.068-2.36861.0
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 20145.39pm49.153-2.414121.0
11 July 20143:20pm49.153-2.414121.0
11 July 20141.09pm49.111-2.381111.1
11 July 201412.56pm49.153-2.414120.5
11 July 201412.30pm49.153-2.414120.6
11 July 2014 12.04pm49.153-2.414120.9
11 July 201412.02pm49.153-2.414120.6
11 July 201412.02pm49.153-2.414120.7
11 July 201411.54am 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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