Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014

Light earthquake shakes Oakham, Rutland region of England

M 3.5 light earthquake shakes Oakham, Rutland region of Central England today, the British Geological Survey  reported.

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 1 km NW of Ashwell. It was 1.2 miles deep.

Light to weak shaking have been reported by the people of Whissendine, Cottesmore, Oakham, Thistleton, Buckminster, South Witham,  Skillington, Stamford,  Essendine, Grantham, Gonerby Hill Foot, Barnack, Bourne and Birstall.

06:50 UTC (local time 2014-04-18 07:50 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
1 km NW of Ashwell, United Kingdom
4 km S of Wymondham, United Kingdom
6 km N of Oakham, United Kingdom
11 km ESE of Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
141 km NNW of London, United Kingdom

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 18, 2014

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