A 1.8 magnitude quake struck near Westeremden (Gemeente Loppersum)
An earthquake occurred this morning at Westeremden, a village north of Groningen, with a magnitude of 1.8 on the Richter scale. Several residents have reported the quake on social media, saying that it was a strong shock, with the houses creaking and shaking for a moment, GIC.nl reports
The KNMI previously reported a quake with a magnitude of 1.9, with Loppersum itself as the epicenter. This was later adjusted with the epicenter moved to Westeremden.
On Saturday there was also an earthquake at Rottum with a magnitude of 1.3. This year’s worst quake had a magnitude of 2.7. It took place on July 14 at Loppersum.