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Small 3.2 quake hits near Bayeux, Calvados, Normandy, France

Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 10:25
10:25 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.2 quake 26 Jan 10:05 am (GMT +0)
3.2 quake 26 Jan 10:05 am (GMT +0)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Bayeux, Calvados, Normandy, France. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 10:05 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 2 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the National Seismic Network of the geophysical institute of the university in Strasbourg, France (ReNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Longues-sur-Mer (pop. 620) located 30 km from the epicenter. In Bayeux (pop. 16,000, 37 km away), Hérouville-Saint-Clair (pop. 24,300, 54 km away), Caen (pop. 110,600, 55 km away), Tourlaville (pop. 18,300, 60 km away), Saint-Lô (pop. 21,700, 60 km away), Le Havre (pop. 186,000, 63 km away), Cherbourg-Octeville (pop. 26,700, 63 km away), and Équeurdreville-Hainneville (pop. 18,900, 66 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 10:05 am (GMT +0) local time (26 Jan 2021 10:05 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.61°N / 0.74°W (English Channel, France)
Primary data source: EMSC

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