OTTIGNIES-LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE (BE) - 2008-08-08 09:40:19 - Magnitude 1.6
Last update : 2016-11-24 11:24:12 Belgian time

Main parameters

Date and time 2008-08-08 09:40:19 UTC
2008-08-08 11:40:19 Belgian time
Type Earthquake
Magnitude ML 1.6
Maximal intensity II
Region OTTIGNIES-LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE (BE)
Epicentral coordinates 50.658° N, 4.567° E Uncertainty ± 1.2 km
Depth of hypocenter 7.8 ± 1.3 km

Data source : ROB (Royal Observatory of Belgium)

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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
OTT OTTIGNIES 1 09:40:20.73 09:40:21.55 -
RQR RONQUIÈRES 25 09:40:23.62 - -
SNF SENEFFE 26 09:40:23.80 09:40:26.50 19.5
SKQ STEENKERQUE 34 09:40:25.09 09:40:29.89 11.5
UCC UCCLE 21 - 09:40:25.54 184
GES GESVES 48 09:40:27.46 09:40:33.04 -
CLA CLAVIER 58 09:40:29.36 09:40:36.10 -
DOU DOURBES 63 09:40:30.10 09:40:37.46 -
KLB KALBORN 126 09:40:40.89 09:40:54.04 20.6
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 118 09:40:40.14 09:40:54.56 -
KLL KALLTALSPERRE 123 09:40:40.75 09:40:55.83 -
STB STEINBACHTALSPERRE 161 09:40:46.20 09:41:05.21 -

Macroseismic

Data
Total number of responses 33
Intensity IV 1
Intensity II 20
Intensity I 8
Intensity III 4

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

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