VILLERS-SAINT-GHISLAIN (BE) - 2008-08-13 22:47:34 - Magnitude 1.5
Last update : 2019-07-16 08:31:09 Belgian time

Main parameters

Date and time 2008-08-13 22:47:34 UTC
2008-08-14 00:47:34 Belgian time
Type Earthquake
Magnitude ML 1.5
Maximal intensity III
Region VILLERS-SAINT-GHISLAIN (BE)
Epicentral coordinates 50.442° N, 4.052° E Uncertainty ± 0.8 km
Depth of hypocenter 1.5 ± 1.7 km

Data source : ROB (Royal Observatory of Belgium)

Location map

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
BRQ BRACQUEGNIES 7 22:47:35.51 - -
BOU BOUGNIES 10 22:47:35.95 - -
SNF SENEFFE 18 22:47:37.18 - -
RQR RONQUIÈRES 22 22:47:38.10 22:47:41.27 23
SKQ STEENKERQUE 23 22:47:38.34 22:47:41.46 31.2
LES LESSINES 33 22:47:40.03 22:47:44.12 -
OT5 OT5-GENAPPE 34 22:47:40.09 22:47:44.27 -
OT1 OT1-MELLERY 41 22:47:41.26 - -
OT2 OT2-RIXENSART 44 22:47:41.34 22:47:46.98 -
MRD MAREDSOUS 53 22:47:43.36 22:47:49.49 -
DOU DOURBES 55 22:47:43.71 22:47:50.28 10.3
GES GESVES 74 22:47:47.19 22:47:55.62 10.6
CLA CLAVIER 89 22:47:49.38 22:48:00.69 -
RCH ROCHEFORT 89 22:47:50.03 22:48:02.28 -
MEM MEMBACH 140 22:47:57.39 22:48:15.19 13.7
KLB KALBORN 151 22:48:00.04 22:48:18.43 6.7
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 156 22:48:00.21 - -
KLL KALLTALSPERRE 162 22:48:00.99 22:48:20.47 -
HIL HILLESHEIM 187 22:48:04.47 - -
STB STEINBACHTALSPERRE 198 22:48:05.66 - -

Macroseismic

Data
Total number of responses 7
Intensity II 2
Intensity III 3
Intensity IV 2

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

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