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Small 3.5 quake hits near Orléans, Loiret, Centre-Val de Loire, France

Tue, 11 Jan 2022, 01:34
3.5 quake 11 Jan 2:12 am (GMT +1)
3.5 quake 11 Jan 2:12 am (GMT +1)
France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) reported a magnitude 3.5 quake in France near Orléans, Loiret, Centre-Val de Loire, only 20 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, at 2:12 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Orléans (pop. 124,100) located 43 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Jan 11, 2022 2:12 am (GMT +1) local time (11 Jan 2022 01:12 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.51°N / 1.89°E (Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France)
Primary data source: RENASS

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