Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 14 km northwest of Montelimar, Drôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
18 May 13:42 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 4 hours.
|Date & time||May 18, 2022 10:00:08 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||44.63831°N / 4.61753°E (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France)|
|Antipode||44.638°S / 175.382°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))|
|Nearest volcano||Chaîne des Puys (181 km / 112 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||2 km (1 mi) SW of Saint-Pierre-la-Roche (pop: 48) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Veyras (pop: 1,590) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) NE of Villeneuve-de-Berg (Ardèche) (pop: 2,690) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NW of Montelimar (pop: 35,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) E of Aubenas (Ardèche) (pop: 13,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SW of Loriol-sur-Drôme (Ardèche) (pop: 5,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) S of Lyon (pop: 472,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
500 km (310 mi) SSE of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.0||0 km||France: Near Montélimar (quarry Blast)||RENASS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.