Significant Earthquakes

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Plate boundary colours: Trench Transform Ridge

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Origin date/time (UTC) Mag Region (UK | Mag 7+) .sac data file Seismogram images View in Java Applet
26/06/13 22:28.01 2.8 Lleyn Peninsula
23/06/13 12:08.07 1.8 Firth of Lorn,Highland
02/06/13 02:56.56 1.7 Colonsay
29/05/13 03:16.29 3.8 Lleyn Peninsula
29/05/13 03:16.23 3.9 Irish Sea
24/05/13 05:44.49 8.2 Sea of Okhotsk
23/05/13 17:19.04 7.4 South of the Fiji Islands
18/05/13 19:18.02 2.9 Acharacle,Highland
15/05/13 17:43.48 2.8 Gairloch,Highland
15/05/13 06:43.00 1.3 Invermoriston,Highland
14/05/13 00:32.25 7.0 Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands
19/04/13 03:05.53 7.2 Kuril Islands
16/04/13 10:44.13 7.8 Iran-Pakistan Border Region
06/04/13 04:42.36 7.1 Papua, Indonesia
15/03/13 10:43.51 3.1 Central North Sea
10/03/13 21:18.29 1.8 Mallaig,Highland
27/02/13 23:57.01 2.5 Nottingham,Notts
09/02/13 14:16.06 7.0 Colombia
08/02/13 15:26.39 7.0 Santa Cruz Islands
08/02/13 11:12.12 7.1 Santa Cruz Islands
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These data files are derived from stations operated by schools around the UK. If you intend to use the data in future publications, please attribute the original data source. Please see the Stations page for data sources.

The .sac binary data format is a standard seismic data exchange format that can be read only with a seismic data reading program. For example, the AMASEIS program described in Using Amaseis datalogging and interpretation software (PDF).

Use of these data files is at the user's own risk. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurrence however caused.