Earthquakes in the United KingdomIn the United Kingdom, there are only light earthquakes, which can cause perceptible vibrations, but often do little damage. Measured by the size of the country, earthquakes occur rather rarely.
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Earthquakes in the United Kingdom since 1950The strongest earthquake in the United Kingdom happened on 09/22/2002 in the Mansfield, Dudley region with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale.
|02/27/2008||England (Lincolnshire)||47 km||4.8||0|
|04/28/2007||England (Folkestone)||11 km||4.6||0|
|09/22/2002||Mansfield, Dudley||14 km||4.8||0|
|04/02/1990||Manchester, Liverpool||31 km||4.7||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Data have been summarized and translated.