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Small magnitude 2.5 earthquake 20 km southeast of Sallanches, France

Sun, 13 Nov 2022, 16:43
2.5 quake 13 Nov 5:33 pm (GMT +1)
2.5 quake 13 Nov 5:33 pm (GMT +1)
Just 9 minutes ago, a 2.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Sallanches, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Sunday, November 13th, 2022, at 5:33 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 4 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the Swiss Seismological Service (SED), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 2.6. A third agency, France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS), reported the same quake at magnitude 2.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Chamonix (pop. 10,600) located 5 km from the epicenter, Les Houches (pop. 3,000) 5 km away, and Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (pop. 5,900) 12 km away. In Passy (pop. 11,600, 14 km away), Domancy (pop. 1,900, 17 km away), Megève (pop. 5,100, 20 km away), Sallanches (pop. 16,700, 20 km away), and Cluses (pop. 19,800, 31 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: Nov 13, 2022 5:33 pm (GMT +1) local time (13 Nov 2022 16:33 GMT)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.88°N / 6.87°E (Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France)
Primary data source: SED

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