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Tag Archives: October 2014

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 […]

The New Earthquake Valley : Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany

The actual seismograph from the Hessische Earthquake Service (HED) Darmstadt in Hessen, Germany (49.84337,8.66261) , called WBB. Just because it seems to be trembling and rumbling here all the time now; a quick way to look up if that actually was something. If you wonder: The charts from 2002-2014 ; then from 2012-2014 and then […]

A M3.6 earthquake near Darmstadt: It’s getting boring

And yet another earthquake near Darmstadt, Germany, a Magnitude 3.6 (average) And how it looked like on the scales: At least, that’s what a few of the reports say. What surprised me most were the differences in magnitudes being reported though. Here’s what the different stations and websites report (corrections not included): M3.4 – Landesamt […]

Earthquakes in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany and all over the world

If you want to see what’s moving and rocking around you, live, then I recommend the famous USGS website: Or follow “Earthquakes Tsunamis”; @NewEarthquake on Twitter. With the recent bigger earthquakes near Sumatra, Indonesia and Mexico (11/04/2012) I was wondering if the amount of (larger) earthquakes was increasing, and what chances there are we feel […]