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A new earthquake swarm around Darmstadt, October 2016

So this is what Darmstadt woke up to on October 15th 2016. Not one, but 2 earthquakes. The one in the morning was registered at 5.37 AM as an M2.4, the one in the evening at 18:08 was even an M2.9 , earning a place as 3rd strongest earthquake in Germany of 2016. A German […]

Earthquakes in the past week: #1: Europe!

Normally I don’t compare that much when it comes to ‘our’ local earthquakes compared to the “rest of the world”. However, after yesterday’s M6.1 near Crete, Greece, I could not resist to quickly check. Maybe it’s because of the enormous numbers of aftershocks around Crete, but well, Europe is the absolute #1 today – even […]

And the Darmstädter Erdbeben / earthquake swarm continues ..

Yesterday night, 15/03/2015 at around 04:08 we got struck by a M2.7 earthquake in Darmstadt, which I kindly enough received next morning via twitter as a reminder: @me_too ? https://t.co/9JiewoHZ0j — Stuart Reynolds (@shaldonangler) March 15, 2015 With the initial numbers, it looked like the epicenter was only 4km away: However, after correction the epicenter […]

Another strong earthquake: We’re on the move?

Well, something had a good wobble about 2 hours ago. I first noticed it via the Darmstädter Seismograph image in my blogpost which showed the same around Wiesbaden. Then I checked the charts on the Icelandic Meteorological Office​ and they were showing the same bump. Finally figured out via USGS that it was an earthquake […]