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Recent Local Seismic Events

Important: The list and map below show recent seismic events (quarry blasts, earthquakes and other disturbances) automatically recorded by INSN. It is important to note that seismic events marked with “A” in the status column (STAT) have not been reviewed by a seismologist. Confirmed seismic events are marked with “C”.  Earthquakes do not occur very frequently in Ireland and many of the seismic events listed below are quarry blasts or other disturbances (see “TYPE”).

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(*) The INSN acknowledges the provision of real-time access to seismic station data from the British Geological Survey (BGS), Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE Blacknest), Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ), Observatories and Research Facilities for European Seismology (ORFEUS) and Réseau sismologique & géodésique français (RESIF).