Tuesday, 16 December 2008

earthquake hits Copenhagen and Malmo

An earthquake shook southern Sweden and Eastern Denmark this morning.

According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.7

Copenhagen Police duty officer Jens Kristiansen told politiken.dk that they have received many calls from concerned residents, but no reports of injuries. Likewise in Sweden the emergency services received.

The Oresund bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen is operating normally, and there is no impact on flights departing from Malmo or Copenhagen airports.

Link to Satelite view of the epicentre

1 comment:

  1. I live in Malmoe and felt the earth move this morning - it woke me up . . . I didn't think it was a big deal though, just assumed it was localised. Construction vibrations of some sort and went back to sleep.