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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 175 km south of Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 10:28 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 175 km south of Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 10:28 pm (GMT +1) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 175 km south of Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 10:28 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

26 Jan 21:30 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
26 Jan 21:31: Now using data updates from EMSC
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26 Jan 21:41: Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 26, 2022 21:28:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 10:28 pm (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.27°N / 0.67°W (Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)
Antipode43.27°S / 179.33°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt16 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities175 km (109 mi) S of Bordeaux (pop: 231,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
663 km (412 mi) SSW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 0.5°C (33 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.12 kmFrance: PYRENEESEMSC
2.73.7 kmFrance: PyreneesRaspberryShake
3.35 kmFrance: Near PauRENASS
3.09 kmFrance: SW OLORON STE MARIE.FRAIGN

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64570 Arette (19 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Grondement et presque en même temps tremblement.durée de 3 secondes, je dirais. | One user found this interesting.  
Tardets-Sorholus / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Un bruit sourd et continu Un roulement plus qu’une secousse comme un gros camion passant à proximité  
ESQUIULE (9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
OGENNE CAMPTORT (7.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Oloron Sainte Marie (10.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Meger tremblement Modere lit et murs ont vibres  
Oloron Sainte-Marie (10.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrations du bâtiment  
64400 Agnos , France (12.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Elle s est accompagnée d un bruit puissant et sourd  
BARCUS (9.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Oloron-Sainte-Marie (10 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Tremblement du mobilier, bruit sourd  
France (12.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Arette, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (24.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Arette / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Big noise, house trembling  
Barcus / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Grondement avec tremblement  
Arette / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Feas / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
fontaines escot / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
osse-en-aspe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : deux accout  
OLORON-SAINTE-MARIE / not felt
Oloron / not felt
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