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Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 17 km east of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 12:54 pm (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 17 km east of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 12:54 pm (GMT +1) Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 17 km east of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 12:54 pm (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 0 km depth

28 Nov 12:00 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 6 minutes.
28 Nov 12:07: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.5.
28 Nov 13:35: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 0.0 km (from 3.1 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.5 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 28, 2022 11:54:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 28, 2022 at 12:54 pm (GMT +1)
Depth0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude46.87229°N / 0.2691°W (Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)
Antipode46.872°S / 179.731°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) NW of Glénay (pop: 524) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) NE of Chiché (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 1,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Thouars (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Bressuire (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 20,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Nueil-les-Aubiers (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 5,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) N of Parthenay (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 11,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
227 km (141 mi) N of Bordeaux (pop: 231,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
294 km (183 mi) SW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 11°C (52 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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.
2.00 kmFrance: Near BressuireRENASS
2.02 kmFranceRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France (SSB/G network) | Distance from quake: 411 km / 255 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

At 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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