VILLERS-SAINT-GHISLAIN (BE) - 2008-08-13 22:47:34 - Magnitude 1.5
Last update : 2016-11-24 11:25:34 Belgian time

Main parameters

Date and time 2008-08-13 22:47:34 UTC
2008-08-14 00:47:34 Belgian time
Type Earthquake
Magnitude ML 1.5
Maximal intensity III
Region VILLERS-SAINT-GHISLAIN (BE)
Epicentral coordinates 50.438° N, 4.040° E Uncertainty ± 1.2 km
Depth of hypocenter 1.4 ± 2.7 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
BRQ BRACQUEGNIES 8 22:47:35.51 - -
BOU BOUGNIES 9 22:47:35.95 - -
SNF SENEFFE 19 22:47:37.18 - -
RQR RONQUIÈRES 23 22:47:38.10 22:47:41.27 23
SKQ STEENKERQUE 24 22:47:38.34 22:47:41.46 31.2
DOU DOURBES 55 22:47:43.71 22:47:50.28 10.3
GES GESVES 75 22:47:47.19 22:47:55.80 10.6
CLA CLAVIER 90 22:47:48.73 - -
RCH ROCHEFORT 90 22:47:50.09 22:48:02.32 -
MEM MEMBACH 141 22:47:58.06 22:48:15.19 13.7
KLB KALBORN 152 22:48:00.04 22:48:18.65 6.7
Measurements by the German seismic network of Bensberg (University of Cologne)
Station Epicentral
distance (km)
P-Wave arrival (hh:mm:ss.ss) S-Wave arrival (hh:mm:ss.ss) Maximal ground
displacement (nm)
Code Place
DRE DREILÄGERBACH 157 22:48:00.21 - -
KLL KALLTALSPERRE 162 22:48:00.99 22:48:20.47 -
HIL HILLESHEIM 188 22:48:04.47 - -
STB STEINBACHTALSPERRE 199 22:48:05.66 - -

Macroseismic

Data
Total number of responses 7
Intensity II 2
Intensity III 3
Intensity IV 2

Attention! The intensities derived from the macroseismic enquiry are raw unverified data.

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