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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bourg-Saint-Pierre VS (Italy) on Friday, 15 March 2019

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake  - Bourg-Saint-Pierre VS (Italy) on Friday, 15 March 2019
Mar 15 14:23: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.1.
Mar 15 14:39: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 1.5 km.
Mar 16 00:15: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.5 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 15 March 2019 14:21 UTC
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.89°N / 7.04°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Kaiserstuhl (251 km)
Primary data source: SED
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^9 J (783 KWh / 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Fri, 15 Mar 14:21 UTCM 3.1 / 2 kmNorthern ItalyEMSC
Fri, 15 Mar 14:21 UTCM 2.8 / 9.7 km8 km W Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses (AO) (Italy)INGV
Fri, 15 Mar 14:21 UTCM 3.2 / 5 kmNORTHERN ITALY - 25km de AostaRENASS

"I felt it" reports:
Chamonix, Haut Savoie / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt our building vibrate and crockery/glasses rattled. As if a heavy vehicle hit our small block of flats.
Chamonix center (14.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): This first earthquake was 15.21 (french time) The second (15.31) felt like an earthquake, with ‘two’ shakes one after the other; the first ten minutes earlier (this one) felt more like one ‘boom’ like we had been hit by an avalanche really
Chamonix / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud rumbling and building shook
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (France) (25 km W from epicenter)(no details): Like a prolonged big lorry passing in front of the house ... except it wasn’t because it vibrated for longer and right through the house. (via EMSC)
Courmayeur (Italy) (11 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Courmayeur/villair superiore upYes 2 times (via EMSC)
Les Houches (France) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Building shook. Strongest felt in 12 years living here (via EMSC)
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (France) (17 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Très bien ressenti au Lavancher, vallée de Chamonix. Forte détonation suivie d’une vibration de 3-4 secondes avec bruit de charpente et cliquetis dans la maison. (via EMSC)

 

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