Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.1 km south of Anhaux, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:31 (Europe/Paris)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.1 km south of Anhaux, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:31 (Europe/Paris)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

28 Apr 06:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Apr 28, 2013 06:31:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:31 (Europe/Paris)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.15°N / 1.29°W (Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)
Antipode: 43.15°S / 178.71°E
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Anhaux (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Bayonne (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Anglet (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSE of Biarritz (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Irun (Basque Country, Spain) (pop: 61,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Donostia / San Sebastian (Basque Country, Spain) (pop: 185,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Dax (Landes) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Pau (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Bordeaux (pop: 231,800) --> See nearby quakes!
694 km (431 mi) SSW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Iholdy (France, 15 km NE of epicenter) : J'étais dans mon lit dans la pénombre, donc je n'ai rien vu mais surtout ressenti: le lit et les murs de la chambre ont tremblé et j'ai entendu comme le grondement d'un énorme camion. (reported through EMSC)  
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