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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - FRANCE on Monday, 12 February 2018

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - FRANCE on Monday, 12 February 2018
Date & time: Mon, 12 Feb 03:08:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.6°N / 0.65°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Chaîne des Puys (293 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Marillet / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
St Andre sur Sevre / MMI IV (Light shaking): Come une sinisttre de Camino.
17470 Blanzay sur boutonne / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like the whole house shook from the ground up. No damage and not everyone was awakened
Aulnay / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was still awake watching g a movie and thought a wall had fallen down.
Vernoux-en-gatine / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud noise,like train. Ceiling and bed shaking and windows rattling. Frightening. Internet went off.
Pamplie / not felt: Didn't feel anything but the noise woke us.
Niort (34.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Vibration avec bruit important Je viens à nouveau de ressentir la même chose à 21h21 (via app)
Le Busseau / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Scary - daughter terrified - thought a lorry had hit the house.
le Plessis (16.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): volets and bed shook, It woke us...nothing more
86000 Poitiers / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sleeping. I woke up hearing light roar and sounds of the house's structure and feeling a light shaking in the bed. I thought about a earthquake even if it looked like a weird idea in the middle of the night.
Rochefort / not felt
Fenery 79450 (23.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up!
St Aubin le Cloud, Deux Sevres / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cersay (44.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woken by doors rattling, about 04:00. Lasted maybe 15 sec. Knew it was an earthquake.
Coulonges sur l’autize 79160 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awoken around 4am by a loud bang , followed by the house shaking.
L'absie / MMI V (Moderate shaking): felt it in L'absie 79240
St Michelp en L Herm (53.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mouchamps / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Réveillé par les chiens hurlant à la mort. Les portes de la maison tremblaient légèrement.
Mouchamps (52.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Réveillé par les chiens hurlant à la mort . Les portes tremblaient légèrement. (via app)
L'Absie / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very loud cracking noise, 1 second
(500.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Loud rumbling sound followed by furniture shaking for a few seconds
Bonneuil 16120 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken from sleep by rattling of roof tiles, sounded like tiles sliding down the roof but later found none had slid.
Parthenay (43.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Both my wife and I were woken, deep rumble and shaking for a couple of seconds
79220 saint Christophe sur roc (26.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Parthenay / MMI II (Very weak shaking): enough to wake me up
Thouarsais-Bouildroux, vendee / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awoken to a rumble and the door rattling.
Scille / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up, loud bang like an explosion, windows rattled.
Dilay / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke to the vibrations and heard coat hangers in the wardrobe rattling, first experience at it felt weird.
(30.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was awoken by vibrating and rumble felt and heard for approx 5 sec.
Le bourgneuf (6.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud bang woke us up followed by some light shaking
Neuvy-Bouin 79130 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Neuvy-Bouin 79130Rattling windows & doors, bed shaking, even the OH woke up!
Graves St Amant / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud bang followed by shaking which woke me up
Saint hilaire des loges / MMI IV (Light shaking): Réveil avec lit qui vibre et gros grondement sourd
Vasles, Deux-Sevres / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were awoken by the bed shaking and heard wardrobe doors rattling. There seemed to be one tremor closely followed by a second.
79160 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Moncoutant 79320 / MMI IV (Light shaking): It sounded like a big bang; the house shook for a few seconds and the dog barked. It felt like a explosion.
La Foret sur Sevres (14.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Tranche sur Mer (68.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
la caillere st hilaire / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cerizay (24.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Réveiller à 4h11 par un gros boum et mon lit qui tremble ! C’etait Assez impressionnant ! Ça dû dure au moins 15 sec
Saint-Marsault / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Une bonne secousse ça m'a réveillé je me demandais ce que c'était et j'ai compris
L'auderie / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(70.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
L'Hermenault, Vendee / MMI III (Weak shaking): Experienced a light shaking and dull sounds similar to a Reasonably large truck passing by
Secondigny, France / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Le Beugnon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
vernoux-en-gatine / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was very quick but strong. Felt like the whole house jumped then shook as it settled back down again. It woke us up.
79240 / MMI IV (Light shaking): At 4.08am the house shook for a couple of seconds enough to wake us and for us to realise what it was. The dogs were frightened.
Thenezay / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Auge / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Rochelle (France) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Long (via EMSC)
Saint-Clémentin (France) (38 km N from epicenter)(no details): Un grondement marqué de 7-8 secondes, plutôt long pour un séisme dans la région. (via EMSC)
Amailloux (France) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): While faint, the deep 'fundamental' rumbling was more noticeable. Lasted 2 to 3 seconds. (via EMSC)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre (France) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): A 5h du matin environ le séisme m'a réveillé j'ai ressenti la secousse et son du tremblement. (via EMSC)
Sallertaine (France) (103 km W from epicenter)(no details): Cru à un orage passer 4h mon fils aussi de 15 ans (via EMSC)
Courlay (France) (19 km N from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and thought it was a dream. It woke me. (via EMSC)
Louin (France) (43 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just woke up thought it was an explosion house felt a small shudder (via EMSC)
Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges (France) (17 km S from epicenter)(no details): Réveil avec secousse et gros grondement (via EMSC)
Menomblet (France) (13 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woke us both up (via EMSC)
Niort (France) (36 km SE from epicenter)(no details): La maison tremble, réveillé par le bruit. Durée une à deux secondes. Effet d'objet qui tombe (serveur informatique) au niveau du bruit. (via EMSC)
Angoulême (France) (125 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Leger craquement du même type que ceux qu’on entend quand un bâtiment « travaille » mais dans un bâtiment où l’on entend jamais ce genre de bruit. (via EMSC)
Marigny-Chemereau (France) (71 km E from epicenter)(no details): Le sol a vibré. Ce fut assez rapide. (via EMSC)
Niort (France) (36 km SE from epicenter)(no details): La maison a été violemment secouee. Comme un grand coup de vent violent très soudain. Ça m'a réveillée. Les parquets ont craqué fort! On aurait dit que quelqu'un avait bousculé toute la maison. (via EMSC)
Niort (France) (36 km SE from epicenter)(no details): M'a secoué dans mon lit pendant une à deux secondes (via EMSC)
François (France) (36 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Tremblement sonore assez long. Très rare ici ! (via EMSC)
François (France) (36 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long et bruyant (via EMSC)
Le Beugnon (France) (13 km E from epicenter)(no details): Loud rumbling noise then huge bang, shook whole house woke all occupants (via EMSC)
L'Absie (France) (6 km E from epicenter)(no details): House trembled enough to wake us up. Small items fell off beams (via EMSC)
Boufféré (France) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Malgré la faible intensité ça m’a sorti de mon sommeil avec un grondement fort puis une sensation qu’un avion venait de passer le mur du son avec le bruit du bang! (via EMSC)
Niort (France) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Réveillé en se faisant secouer dans son lit, avec un grondement. (via EMSC)
Champdeniers-Saint-Denis (France) (23 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Maison qui tremble (via EMSC)
Saint-Mesmin (France) (22 km NW from epicenter)(no details): tremblement assez long environ 15 secondes deux fois de suite et gros claquement entre les deux grondements (via EMSC)
La Tardière (France) (9 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Violent shaking (via EMSC)
Saint-Paul-en-Gâtine (France) (5 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ornaments fell off beams in ceiling (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 5 Mar
Mon, 5 Mar 01:26 UTCM 3.2 / 2 km - [info] (223 km)FRANCE[Map]EMSC

 

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