Table 1

Initial Source Information for the 2014 ML 5.5 Orkney Earthquake

ForeshockMainshock
Latitude (°)−26.9525−26.9401
Longitude (°)26.815126.8125
Depth below the surface (km)*5.144.87
Origin time (UTC)2014/08/05 10:22:34.012014/08/05 10:22:35.61
Fault plane (approximate)
Strike (°)351351
Dip (°)9090
Rake (°)00
  • * Depth is relative to the surface elevation of a local mine‐shaft collar, which is 1310 m above mean sea level.