Mag. 3.0 earthquake - FRANCE - 47km De Montluçon on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 00:06 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - FRANCE - 47km De Montluçon on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 00:06 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth

22 Sep 00:14 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 8 minutes.
22 Sep 08:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 16.0 km (from 6.2 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 12:06:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.147°N / 2.053°E (France)
Nearest volcano: Chaîne des Puys (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs (pop: 367)
10 km (6 mi) SW of Parsac (pop: 595)
14 km (9 mi) E of Guéret (Creuse) (pop: 15,900)
15 km (10 mi) SE of Jouillat (pop: 403)
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Aubusson (Creuse) (pop: 4,910)
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Montluçon (pop: 45,000)
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Limoges (pop: 141,200)
302 km (188 mi) S of Paris (pop: 2,138,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 13.9°C (57 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from SW
Primary data source: RENASS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.016 kmFRANCE - 47km De MontluçonRENASS
M 3.410 km14 Km SE of Guéret, FranceEMSC
M 3.510 kmGouzon / Frankreich, FranceZAMG

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Lieu dit Le temple, le bourg d,hem 23220 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Je ne dormais pas ,j,ai d'abord entendu un bruit non identifié et j,ai pensé que cela venait de l'extérieur la fenêtre étant ouverte immédiatement suivi d,un gros craquement puis de vibrations semblables à celles que pourrai produire le passage d'un gros camion,cela pendant 5 ou 6 secondes | One user found this interesting.
Aubepierre, 23160 Azerables / not felt : I woke and the time was correct for your report, hearing a loud bang. I thought also there was a light outside as if a vehicle had shone headlights. My car was parked outside and the alarm was not triggered. No sign of anyone outside
Champagne, Gouzon / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was awoken last night by a sound and vibrations of a truck passing. It lasted for a few seconds. This morning checking outside there was dislodged rendering from the barn on the ground.
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