International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255937
Event time 2020-09-03 09:42:49 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 07:42:49 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 09:48:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.4
Depth 1 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Europe
Country Switzerland
Administration area Aargau
Nearest settlement Remigen
Distance 1 km
Course NNW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
Beznau 1 (4.45 km), Beznau 2 (4.51 km), Leibstadt (7.92 km), Goesgen (24.15 km), Fessenheim 2 (61.93 km), Fessenheim 1 (61.98 km)
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
Zürich Airport (28.67 km), Dübendorf Air Base (38.11 km), EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (49.29 km), Emmen Air Base (49.56 km), Donaueschingen-Villingen Airport (55.54 km), Alpnach Air Base (65.64 km), Grenchen Airport (69.30 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.