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Latest quakes in or near France in the past 24 hours on Thursday, September 29, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 04:24 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 8 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 29 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, France had 8 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 29 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.3 | Switzerland: Oberwald VS -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.6 | 46 km S of Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near France (updated )

Past 24 hours33 quakes | 8 quakes M2+
Past 7 days300 quakes | 34 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 30 days894 quakes | 92 quakes M2+ | 8 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days2,186 quakes | 237 quakes M2+ | 16 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 365 days10,258 quakes | 1,120 quakes M2+ | 92 quakes M3+ | 10 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Sep 29, 2022 5:48 am (GMT +2) (Sep 29, 2022 03:48 GMT)
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n/a
3.1 km southeast of Montbeliard, France (preliminary) Early Alert!
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Sep 29, 2022 3:02 am (GMT +1) (Sep 29, 2022 02:02 GMT)
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n/a
19 km southwest of London, England, United Kingdom (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Sep 29, 2022 2:55 am (GMT +2) (Sep 29, 2022 00:55 GMT)
1.3

7.6 km
Switzerland: Oberwald VS More
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 GMT (36 quakes)
Sep 28, 2022 9:49 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 19:49 GMT)
1.6

2 km
4.4 km southeast of Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France More
Sep 28, 2022 7:56 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 17:56 GMT)
1.5

6.6 km
France, 9.3 km northwest of Muellheim, Germany More
Sep 28, 2022 5:38 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 15:38 GMT)
1.9

5 km
18 km south of Lavelanet, Ariège, Occitanie, France More
Sep 28, 2022 5:28 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 15:28 GMT)
0.5

1.1 km
France: Near Gap More
Sep 28, 2022 4:48 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 14:48 GMT)
1.1

12 km
France: Confine Italia-Francia (FRANCIA) More
Sep 28, 2022 2:13 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 12:13 GMT)
2.3

2 km
9.5 km west of Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany More
Sep 28, 2022 1:15 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 11:15 GMT)
1.4
Germany: Near Basel (quarry Blast) More
Sep 28, 2022 12:59 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:59 GMT)
1.6
11 km east of Evron, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:31 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:31 GMT)
2.1

5.8 km
17 km south of Besancon, Departement du Doubs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:27 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:27 GMT)
1.6
36 km southeast of Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:20 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:20 GMT)
1.7
5.4 km southeast of Figeac, Lot, Occitanie, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:08 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:08 GMT)
0.8
France: Near Tarbes (quarry Blast) More
Sep 28, 2022 12:05 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:05 GMT)
1.6
4.5 km southeast of Chateaumeillant, Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:04 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:04 GMT)
1.9
14 km northeast of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:04 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:04 GMT)
2.3

2 km
4.9 km north of Thiviers, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:02 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:02 GMT)
1.8
Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 24 km west of Montluçon, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:02 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:02 GMT)
1.2
8 km north of Manosque, France More
Sep 28, 2022 12:01 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 28, 2022 10:01 GMT)
1.4
France: Near Chambéry (quarry Blast) More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 109 joules (565 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.486 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France (SSB/G network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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France Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in France?

The last earthquake in France occurred 3 hours ago: Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - Switzerland: Oberwald VS on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:55 am (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in France today?

In the past 24 hours, France had 39 quakes up to magnitude 2.6.

What was the strongest quake in France today?

The strongest earthquake in France today occurred 19 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 46 km south of Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:38 am (GMT +2).

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