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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Centre-Val de Loire, 153 km south of Paris, Region Ile-de-France, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Centre-Val de Loire, 153 km south of Paris, Region Ile-de-France, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +1) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Centre-Val de Loire, 153 km south of Paris, Region Ile-de-France, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

11 Jan 01:28 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 16 minutes.
Update Tue, 11 Jan 2022, 01:33
Small 3.5 quake hits near Orléans, Loiret, Centre-Val de Loire, France
3.5 quake 11 Jan 2:12 am (GMT +1)
3.5 quake 11 Jan 2:12 am (GMT +1)
France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) reported a magnitude 3.5 quake in France near Orléans, Loiret, Centre-Val de Loire, only 20 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, at 2:12 am 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Orléans (pop. 124,100) located 43 km from the epicenter.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 11, 2022 01:12:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude47.51241°N / 1.89401°E (Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France)
Antipode47.512°S / 178.106°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Nearest volcanoChaîne des Puys (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities43 km (27 mi) S of Orléans (pop: 124,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 2.4°C (36 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.55 kmFrance: Near VierzonRENASS

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