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2022-07-26, M0.3, Offshore Wexford

On the 26th of July 2022 at 23:33 UTC a magnitude M0.3 earthquake occurred offshore Wexford, locating approximately 12km east of Wexford town, at a depth of 3 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. This is the first Irish earthquake to be located using data from the recently installed underground seismic station at Mitchelstown Caves (IMIC). Earthquakes are regularly detected within county Wexford and the surrounding offshore regions. The largest earthquake detected in this area was M2.4, occurring on the 18th of March 2014 and locating 6km offshore Raven Point, Co. Wexford.

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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Filtered versions here
DSB - Dublin
VAL - Kerry

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