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Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 25 km west of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 25 km west of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +1) Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 25 km west of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 0 km depth

18 Nov 12:14 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 57 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 18, 2022 11:17:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Nov 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +1)
Depth0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude47.16982°N / 1.872°W (Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France)
Antipode47.17°S / 178.128°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) SSW of Rouans (pop: 2,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Couëron (pop: 19,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Saint-Herblain (pop: 46,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) W of Bouguenais (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Orvault (pop: 25,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) W of Rezé (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Nantes (pop: 277,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
366 km (227 mi) WSW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 12.5°C (54 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.90 kmFrance: Near Couëron (quarry Blast)RENASS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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