Česky Earthquake of 25th April 2016
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Date and time: 25.04.2016, 12:28:23 CEST
Magnitude: 4.2
Region: Austria, Alland, Baden
Coordinates: 48.078° N, 16.069° E
Distance from NPP Temelin: 180 km
Distance from NPP Dukovany:110 km
Additional info:
The earthquake was felt by many people even in the Czech Republic. If you felt it too you can report your experience here or here (in Czech). Map of recent macroseismic observations in the Czech Republic is here.
It presented no threat to any of the Czech NPPs.
The earthquake was followed by a number of aftershocks, the strongest so far on 25.4.2016 at 12:49 CEST with magnitude 2.5 and on 10.5.2016 at 7:52 CEST with magnitude 2.6. A slightly increased seismic activity can be expected in the region for a few more days.
More details can be found at ZAMG Austria here or here.
Seismogram
Seismogram of the earthquake from stations of the IPE local seismological networks monitoring the Czech NPPs. The upper track is from Temelín network and the lower one from Dukovany network. Time in the seismograms is in UTC (CEST - 2 hours). Vertical axis shows ground velocity in mm/s.