1931 Dogger Bank earthquake

Dogger Bank earthquakelargest earthquake ever recorded in the United KingdomUnited Kingdom
The Dogger Bank earthquake of 1931 was the strongest earthquake recorded in the United Kingdom since measurements began.wikipedia
36 Related Articles

Dogger Bank

Dogger
The tremor began at around 1:30 am on 7 June 1931 with its epicentre located at the Dogger Bank, 60 mi off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea.
The 1931 Dogger Bank earthquake took place below the bank, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale and was the largest earthquake ever recorded in the United Kingdom.

North Sea

Norththe North SeaNorthern Sea
The tremor began at around 1:30 am on 7 June 1931 with its epicentre located at the Dogger Bank, 60 mi off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea. A small nondestructive tsunami wave was reported to have hit the east coast of England and other countries around the North Sea.
The largest earthquake ever recorded in the United Kingdom was the 1931 Dogger Bank earthquake, which measured 6.1 on the Richter magnitude scale and caused a small tsunami that flooded parts of the British coast.

Filey

Filey Urban District
The coastal town of Filey in Yorkshire was worst hit, with the spire of a church being twisted by the tremor.
In 1931 the spire of a church was damaged by the Dogger Bank earthquake.

List of earthquakes in 1931

List of earthquakes in 1931
Other interesting events happened in Texas and the United Kingdom with the largest quakes for these areas hitting this year.

Hawley Harvey Crippen

Dr CrippenDr. CrippenCrippen
In London the head of the waxwork of Dr Crippen at Madame Tussauds fell off.
During the Dogger Bank earthquake of 1931 which was the strongest earthquake recorded in the United Kingdom, the head of his waxwork fell off.

Earthquake

earthquakesseismic activityseismic
The Dogger Bank earthquake of 1931 was the strongest earthquake recorded in the United Kingdom since measurements began.

United Kingdom

British🇬🇧UK
The Dogger Bank earthquake of 1931 was the strongest earthquake recorded in the United Kingdom since measurements began.

Richter magnitude scale

Richter scalemagnitudeM L
It had a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter magnitude scale, and it caused a shaking intensity of VI (strong) to VII (very strong) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

Modified Mercalli intensity scale

Mercalli intensityVIII (''Severe'')MMI
It had a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter magnitude scale, and it caused a shaking intensity of VI (strong) to VII (very strong) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

Epicenter

epicentreepicentralcentered
The tremor began at around 1:30 am on 7 June 1931 with its epicentre located at the Dogger Bank, 60 mi off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea.

Yorkshire

County of YorkYorkshire, EnglandYork
The tremor began at around 1:30 am on 7 June 1931 with its epicentre located at the Dogger Bank, 60 mi off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea.

Great Britain

BritishBritainGBR
The effects were felt throughout Great Britain as well as in Belgium and France.

Belgium

🇧🇪BelgianBEL
The effects were felt throughout Great Britain as well as in Belgium and France.

France

🇫🇷FrenchFRA
The effects were felt throughout Great Britain as well as in Belgium and France.

East of England

Easteastern EnglandEastern
The earthquake resulted in damage at locations throughout eastern England.

Kingston upon Hull

HullHull, EnglandKingston-upon-Hull
Chimneys collapsed in Hull, Beverley and Bridlington, and Flamborough Head suffered crumbling of parts of its cliffs.

Beverley

Beverley, EnglandPighallBeverley Westwood
Chimneys collapsed in Hull, Beverley and Bridlington, and Flamborough Head suffered crumbling of parts of its cliffs.

Bridlington

BurlingtonMartonBridlington Bay
Chimneys collapsed in Hull, Beverley and Bridlington, and Flamborough Head suffered crumbling of parts of its cliffs.

Flamborough Head

FlamboroughDanes DykeFlamborough Outer Headland
Chimneys collapsed in Hull, Beverley and Bridlington, and Flamborough Head suffered crumbling of parts of its cliffs.

London

London, EnglandLondon, UKLondon, United Kingdom
In London the head of the waxwork of Dr Crippen at Madame Tussauds fell off.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds MuseumMadame TussaudMadame Tussauds Wax Museum
In London the head of the waxwork of Dr Crippen at Madame Tussauds fell off.

Tsunami

tsunamistidal waveseaquake
A small nondestructive tsunami wave was reported to have hit the east coast of England and other countries around the North Sea.

England

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿EnglishENG
A small nondestructive tsunami wave was reported to have hit the east coast of England and other countries around the North Sea.

Wayback Machine

WaybackInternet Archive Wayback Machinearchived
Contemporary newspaper report (archived at the Wayback Machine)