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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 12 km east of Chambery, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 2:53 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 12 km east of Chambery, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 2:53 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 12 km east of Chambery, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 2:53 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 14 km depth

3 Oct 00:54 UTC: First to report: SED after 1 minute.
3 Oct 06:33: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 14.4 km (from 1.2 to 8.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.9 km (1.2 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 3, 2022 00:53:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 3, 2022 at 2:53 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth14.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude45.56°N / 6.07°E (Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France)
Antipode45.56°S / 173.93°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceSED (Swiss Seismological Service)
Nearest volcanoChaîne des Puys (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) NNW of Cruet (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) E of Chambery (pop: 61,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Pontcharra (Isère) (pop: 6,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) ESE of La Motte-Servolex (pop: 13,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) SE of Aix-les-Bains (Savoie) (pop: 27,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Albertville (Savoie) (pop: 19,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (61 mi) E of Lyon (pop: 472,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
462 km (287 mi) SE of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 6.1°C (43 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts)
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | 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
2.314 kmFrance: Annecy FSED
2.113 kmFrance: Near ChambéryRENASS
2.72 kmFRANCEEMSC
2.62 kmFranceRaspberryShake
1.510 kmFranceINGV
2.710 kmFrance: 5 Km SW De Saint-Pierre-D'Albigny (Savoie)CEA-DASE

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France (SSB/G network) | Distance from quake: 123 km / 77 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (4)

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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SAINT-ALBAN-LEYSSE (8.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Challes les Eaux / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Secousse ds sous bassement de maison  
St Jean de la Porte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Door/window shaking  
St Jean de la Porte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Door/window shaking  

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