Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 10.2 km southwest of Saint-Flour, France, on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 9:35 am (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 10.2 km southwest of Saint-Flour, France, on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 9:35 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 0 km depth

15 Oct 07:42 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 15, 2021 07:35:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 15, 2021 9:35 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 1.6
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.9603°N / 3.01553°E (Departement du Cantal, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France)
Antipode: 44.96°S / 176.984°W
Nearest volcano: Chaîne des Puys (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Sériers (Cantal) (pop: 139) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Saint-Flour (pop: 7,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) N of Chaudes-Aigues (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Paulhenc (pop: 290) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Fournels (Occitanie) (pop: 349) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Neussargues (Cantal) (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Sainte-Geneviève-sur-Argence (Occitanie) (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Saint-Chély-d'Apcher (Occitanie) (pop: 4,160) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Lyon (pop: 472,300) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) S of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.5°C (38 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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1.60 kmFrance: Near Aurillac (quarry Blast)RENASS

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At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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