An earthquake with magnitude ML 1.3 occurred on the 18th May 2017 at 23:04:12Â UTC in the Irish Sea. The epicentral location of this event is 53.05N, 5.49 W, about 40km off the Wicklow coast, see map below.
The earthquake was detected by seismic stations of the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) and the British Geological Survey (BGS), see seismograms below.
The epicentre is closeÂ to the location whereÂ a similar earthquake withÂ magnitude ML 0.9 occurred on theÂ 10th March 2017, see here for more information. Real-time information of automatic INSN event detections can be accessed Â on the INSN homepage atÂ https://www.insn.ie/events.