Terremoto leve mag. 3.1 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, 18 km ESE of Embrun, France, miércoles, 07 abr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.1 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, 18 km ESE of Embrun, France, miércoles, 07 abr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.1 at 5 km depth

7 Apr 02:36 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 7 minutos.
7 Apr 02:43: Magnitud recalculada de 2.9 a 3.1. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.4 km (0.8 mi) al SO.
7 Apr 02:49: Magnitud recalculada de 3.1 a 3.0.
7 Apr 02:50: Magnitud recalculada de 3.0 a 3.1. Profundidad recalculada de 2.0 a 5.0 km (de 1.2 a 3.1 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al S.
Update Wed, 7 Apr 2021, 02:45
Small 3.1 quake hits near Embrun, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
3.1 quake 7 Apr 4:29 am (GMT +2)
3.1 quake 7 Apr 4:29 am (GMT +2)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred early morning on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 4:29 am local time near Embrun, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 2 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1 as well.
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 Monts (pop. 200) located 3 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Jausiers (pop. 1000) located 12 km from the epicenter, Barcelonnette (pop. 3,500) 16 km away, Guillestre (pop. 2,400) 16 km away, and Embrun (pop. 7,100) 18 km away. In Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (pop. 1,300, 34 km away), Chorges (pop. 2,000, 34 km away), and Villar-Saint-Pancrace (pop. 1,500, 40 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 7 Apr 2021 02:29:50 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: miércoles, 7 abr 2021 04:29 (GMT +2)
Magnitud: 3.1
Profundidad: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 44.51°N / 6.71°E (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provenza-Alpes-Costa Azul, Francia)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km al O de Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye (pop: 202) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
14 km al NNE de Barcelonnette (pop: 3,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al SSE de Guillestre (pop: 2,410) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al ESE de Embrun (Hautes-Alpes) (pop: 7,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al SSO de Ceillac (pop: 303) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al NNO de Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (pop: 1,310) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
35 km al E de Chorges (Hautes-Alpes) (pop: 2,020) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al SSE de Saint-Martin-de-Queyrières (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
172 km al NE de Marsella (pop: 794,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
586 km al SE de Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 0.3°C (33 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.15 kmFRANCEEMSC
3.03.9 kmNear Gap, FranceRENASS
2.611 kmConfine Italia-Francia (FRANCIA), FranceINGV

User reports for this quake (8)

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Barcelonnette / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Once again a mini earthquake. I was in the bathroom. I'm always recognize the signs. So, I note the hour and I read later the comments.  
Barcelonnette / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Jausiers / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Tournoux, St Paul sur Ubaye / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was lying in my bed and I felt the house moving sideways just once. It woke me up but I'm a very light sleeper and I'm used to earthquakes where I live so I can recognize and feel them easily.  
05200 - CROTS / not felt
Jausiers / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake : Un bruit sourd & unique caractéristique d un seisme m a réveillée  
BARCELONNETTE / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Châteauroux les alpes / not felt : J'ai entendu les portes bougerr et ressenti une vibration pendant 1 à 2 secondes  
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