NORTH SEA (BE) - 2017-08-16 19:06:05 - Magnitude 1.6
Last update : 2017-08-17 07:25:31 Belgian time

Main parameters

Date and time 2017-08-16 19:06:05 U.T.
2017-08-16 21:06:05 Belgian time
Type Controlled explosion
Magnitude ML 1.6
Region NORTH SEA (BE)
Epicentral coordinates 51.453° N, 3.055° E Uncertainty ± 2.3 km
Depth of hypocenter 7.5 ± 3.7 km

Data source : ROB (Royal Observatory of Belgium)

Location map

Quake measurements

Measurements by the Belgian seismic network
Station Epicentral
distance (km)
P-Wave arrival (hh:mm:ss.ss) S-Wave arrival (hh:mm:ss.ss) Maximal ground
displacement (nm)
Code Place
ZEV ZEVEKOTE 37 19:06:11.56 19:06:16.59 -
LES LESSINES 99 19:06:22.05 19:06:33.98 -
SKQ STEENKERQUE 115 19:06:24.90 19:06:38.26 -
RQR RONQUIÈRES 125 19:06:26.49 - -
BRQ BRACQUEGNIES 132 19:06:27.80 - -
SNF SENEFFE 136 19:06:28.31 - -
DSL DESSEL 142 19:06:28.66 - -
MRD MAREDSOUS 176 19:06:33.74 - -
GES GESVES 186 19:06:34.72 - -
DOU DOURBES 186 19:06:35.48 19:06:59.36 5
CLA CLAVIER 195 19:06:35.98 - -
HOU HOUVEGNEZ 241 19:06:41.60 - -
KLB KALBORN 262 19:06:44.34 - -

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