Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Haute-Marne, Grand Est, 47 km west of Vesoul, France, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 12:04 pm (GMT +1) -

Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Haute-Marne, Grand Est, 47 km west of Vesoul, France, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 12:04 pm (GMT +1)

Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth

28 Nov 11:15 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 11 minutes.
Update Sun, 28 Nov 2021, 11:21
Small magnitude 3.8 quake hits 47 km northwest of Vesoul, France around noon
3.8 quake 28 Nov 12:04 pm (GMT +1)
3.8 quake 28 Nov 12:04 pm (GMT +1)
France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) reported a magnitude 3.8 quake in France near Vesoul, Haute-Saône, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, at 12:04 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Belmont (pop. 48) located 1 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Langres (pop. 8,600) located 22 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bourbonne-les-Bains (pop. 2,200) located 31 km from the epicenter, Gray (pop. 7,400) 31 km away, Val-de-Meuse (pop. 2,200) 31 km away, Vesoul (pop. 19,900) 47 km away, Chaumont (pop. 29,000) 52 km away, and Chenôve (pop. 15,800) 62 km away.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 28, 2021 11:04:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 12:04 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.71919°N / 5.53038°E (Haute-Marne, Grand Est, France)
Antipode: 47.719°S / 174.47°W
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Belmont (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SE of Langres (Haute-Marne) (pop: 8,640) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Bourbonne-les-Bains (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Gray (Haute-Saône, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) (pop: 7,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) S of Val-de-Meuse (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Vesoul (Haute-Saône, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SE of Chaumont (Haute-Marne) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NE of Chenôve (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WSW of Strasbourg (pop: 274,800) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ESE of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.8°C (39 F), humidity: 99%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.85 kmFrance: Near DijonRENASS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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