Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Courtelary, 2.6 km southeast of Corgémont, Bernese Jura, Switzerland, on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 2:40 am (GMT +1) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jan 02:50 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 01:40:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 2:40 am (GMT +1)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.181°N / 7.173°E (Courtelary, Berne, Switzerland)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Corgémont (Bern) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) NW of Biel/Bienne (Bern) (pop: 48,600) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Lyss (Seeland District, Bern) (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) W of Grenchen (Lebern, Solothurn) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Delémont (Jura) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Solothurn (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ENE of La Chaux-de-Fonds (Neuchâtel) (pop: 36,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NE of Neuchâtel (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Berne (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Köniz (Bern) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.2||10 km||SWITZERLAND - 8km De Biel||RENASS|
User reports for this quake (5)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
43.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
26.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
33.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bourges (358.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
87.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)