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2022-07-19, M2.1, North Atlantic

On the 19th of July 2022 at 03:06 UTC a magnitude M2.1 earthquake occurred in the North Atlantic, approximately 190km north of Donegal, locating along the edge of the Rockall Trough, 80km east of the Hebrides Terrace Seamount. The earthquake located with a depth of 6 km. In the map below the epicentre of the earthquake is indicated with a red marker. Major fault zones in and around Ireland are shown with black lines. The most recent detected earthquakes in this region were M2.6 and M2.3 respectively, occurring on the 31st of March 2020 at the Hebrides Terrace Seamount. Earthquakes with magnitudes up to M4.0 have been detected in this region regularly since 1980.

The event was recorded by the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) and can be seen in the waveforms plotted below:

Past Seismograms
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Live Seismograms
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DSB - Dublin
VAL - Kerry

Past Spectrograms
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Live Spectrograms
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ITIP - N. Tipperary
IMAY - Mayo