More South End Earthquakes

Over the last two days there have been three earthquakes recorded by the British Geological Survey with an epicenter just off the south end of Arran Roughly halfway been Arran and Ailsa Craig. In 50 days there have been 7 earthquakes recorded on or near Arran. The quakes earlier in the month were minute, these most recent three are quite a bit bigger measuring 1.7, 1.8 and today, 1.9 on the Richter Scale. These are nearing the 2.0 on...

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Earthquake in the South End

Early on Thursday morning (03:42:20 BST Thu, 15-May-14 to be precise) the British Geological Survey recorded an earthquake on the south end of the Isle of Arran which measured 1.2 on the Richter scale. At magnitude 1.2 it’s very unlikely that anyone would actually feel it. There are millions of these sized quakes, classed as a “micro earthquakes”, annually around the world which are felt only by seismographs....

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Arran Tremor measures 1.3

at 11:52am on the 12th of August there was an earthquake on Arran! It only measured 1.3 on the Richter scale, but that’s big enough to be felt by some people if they are in the right place. Earthquake on Arran are not unusual, in 1999 a magnitude 4 earthquake was recorded in a similar location just south of Arran. ArranWeather.com has a page detailing the most recent earthquake in the UK, you can see that...

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