Terremoto leve mag. 3.1 - 17 km W of Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, sábado, 3 abr 2021 01:56 (GMT +2) -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.1 - 17 km W of Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, sábado,  3 abr 2021 01:56 (GMT +2)

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.1 at 7 km depth

3 Apr 00:00 UTC: Primero en informar: RENASS después de 5 minutos.
3 Apr 10:21: Magnitud recalculada de 3.2 a 3.1. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 6.7 km (de 6.2 a 4.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.5 km (0.9 mi) al WNW.
Update Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 00:06
Small magnitude 3.2 quake hits 15 km west of Poitiers, France early morning
3.2 quake 3 Apr 1:56 am (GMT +2)
3.2 quake 3 Apr 1:56 am (GMT +2)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday 3 April 2021 at 1:56 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Montreuil-Bonnin (pop. 690) located 4 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Vouillé (pop. 3,000) located 6 km from the epicenter, Migné-Auxances (pop. 6,200) 14 km away, Migné (pop. 6,200) 14 km away, Poitiers (pop. 86,000) 15 km away, and Saint-Benoît (pop. 7,600) 16 km away. In Châtellerault (pop. 37,200, 40 km away), and Niort (pop. 54,700, 55 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 2 Apr 2021 23:56:15 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 3 abr 2021 01:56 (GMT +2)
Magnitud: 3.1
Prof.: 6.7 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 46.5937°N / 0.12369°E (Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francia)
Antipode: 46.594°S / 179.876°W
Volcán mas cercano: Chaîne des Puys (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al SE de Latillé (pop: 1,450) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
7 km al ONO de Beruges (pop: 1,180) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al O de Poitiers (pop: 86,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al NNO de Vivonne (pop: 3,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al OSO de Jaunay-Clan (pop: 6,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al O de Buxerolles (Vienne) (pop: 9,420) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al E de Parthenay (Deux-Sèvres) (pop: 11,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al SO de Châtellerault (Vienne) (pop: 37,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
203 km al NNE de Burdeos (pop: 231,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
301 km al SO de Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8°C (46 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNE
Fuente primaria de datos: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kWh, equivalente a 0.674 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
3.16.7 kmNear Poitiers, FranceRENASS
3.42 kmFRANCEEMSC

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Poitiers (17.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : J'étais entrain de dormir, ça m'a réveillé direct et fait trembler de la tête aux pieds, comme si une très forte vibration me traversait. Mon conjoint a cru à une explosion dans la rue au premier abord. | 3 users found this interesting.  
79200 le tallud / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : Réveillée par des vibrations du sol et un grondement, comme une explosion venant du sous sol et proche des ondes provoquées par un mur du son. Duree estime d une dizaine de secondes. Bruit comme un orage, ce qui m a étonnée, car avec les vibrations e | 3 users found this interesting.  
Saint-Benoît, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (14.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : 2 secousses séparées de moins de 1 seconde. Dur à expliquer mais j'ai bien senti physiquement le tremblement. | One user found this interesting.  
Migné Auxances (14.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : J’et Levée j’ai entendu comme une explosion et ça bouger sous les pieds sa a réveiller mes enfants  
Près de Béruges 86190, dans mon lit. (5.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Ressenti comme une grosse explosion lointaine ou comme si la foudre était tombée très proche, grondement fort et sourd qui est allé crescendo, tout à tremblé murs, sol, fenêtres, lit  
Château-Renault, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire (121.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : 2 explosions fortes simultanées.pas le roulement habituel d'un tremblement. J'ai cru que c'était l'usine SAFT à quelques centaines de mètres  
Villiers 86190 (10 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I Heard a Big noise as if it was an explosion, I felt surprised and wondered what it was. It lasts a couple of seconds, very impressive  
Lavausseau (5.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Très forte vibration, comme un avion qui vole très bas ou qui se crache au pieds de la maison au niveau du ressenti mais bien évidemment pas le même bruit  
Lieu-dit chaume Faye-l'Abbesse 79 près de Bressui (46.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Ressenti un vrombissement comme un bruit de rocher cette nuit a 1h56min55sec | One user found this interesting.  
Thénezay / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Was awake when it started. Thought it was thunder at first. Intensified and slight shaking then died down  
38700 LE SAPPEY EN CHARTREUSE - FRANCE / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On wednesday 2 april 2021 at 23:30, my kitchen wall clock, not correctly hanged fell on the table and stopped, due to battery ejection. I think this may be caused by a vibration caused by an earthquake, probably not the one repported in Poitiers  
Chiré en montreuil / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : J'ai été réveillé par un bruit sourd avec de légères vibrations. J'ai d'abord pensé à un avion à basse altitude, mais s'était différent, cela a bien duré 10 secondes.  
Boivre la Vallée / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : J'ai été réveillé juste avant, je me suis levé et j'ai senti d'un coup que ça tremblait avec 2 ou 3 claquement. Cela à réveillé ma fille qui a senti son lit bouger  
Smarves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Noise like a very big truck passing by, thunder in the distance or big continuous guet of wind. I was in bed but felt it a bit.  
Vendeuvre du Poitou / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : I heard an unusual growl that seemed to come from all over the house. I immediately understood that it was an earthquake despite the strong wind  
Home (27.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Not very shaking but I felt like an explosion. It was like my window blow up  
Boulevard de l'Envigne 86100 Châtellerault (39.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Rien ressenti  
Cherveux (39 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Thud and small shaking on a short period  
Pamproux, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (29.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Vouillé, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (6.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Le TALLUD (32.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Grondement prolongé. Cela m'a réveillé.  
Parthenay, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (29.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / very short : J'ai entendu un bruit sourd  
vouillé (6.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
francois 79260 (43.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : low frequency noise and vibration of the walls for a a couple of seconds  
St martin la pallu (19 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Des vibrations de la maison et du lit. Précédés par un grondement sourd  
Vivonne (20.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Bruit sourd venant du sol et 2 explosions comme un mur du son dans l'air.  
8611 (20.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s
Avanton (15.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s
Poitiers (18.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : bruit de choc, craquements dans la maison, puis sensation de vibration qui se propage.  
86150 moussac (55.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Rumbling and slight vibrations  
Saint-Georges-lès-Baillargeaux, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (21.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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