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Terremoto leve mag. 2.9 - 12 km E of Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, viernes, 16 sep 2022 17:32 (GMT +2) -

Terremoto leve mag. 2.9 - 12 km E of Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, viernes, 16 sep 2022 17:32 (GMT +2) Terremoto leve mag. 2.9 - 12 km E of Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, viernes, 16 sep 2022 17:32 (GMT +2)

Terremoto leve magnitud 2.9 a 6 km de profundidad

16 Sep 15:40 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 7 minutos.
16 Sep 15:42: Magnitud recalculada de 2.8 a 2.9. Profundidad recalculada de 5.0 a 6.0 km (de 3.1 a 3.7 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 14 km (8.5 mi) al NNE.
Update Fri, 16 Sep 2022, 15:45

Magnitude 2.9 earthquake strikes near Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France

2.9 quake 16 Sep 5:32 pm (GMT +2)
2.9 quake 16 Sep 5:32 pm (GMT +2)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday, September 16th, 2022, at 5:32 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 6 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 2.9 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 Nostang (pop. 1,300) located 2 km from the epicenter, and Kervignac (pop. 4,500) 2 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Hennebont (pop. 14,300) located 7 km from the epicenter, Languidic (pop. 7,000) 9 km away, Lanester (pop. 24,400) 10 km away, Caudan (pop. 7,200) 11 km away, Lorient (pop. 58,100) 12 km away, and Ploemeur (pop. 20,700) 17 km away.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora16 Sep 2022 15:32:46 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentroviernes, 16 sep 2022 17:32 (GMT +2)
Prof.6.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud47.76°N / 3.21°W (Morbihan, Bretaña, Francia)
Antipode47.76°S / 176.79°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy débil
Sentido2 informes
Fuente primaria de datosEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Lugares cercanos2 km al ONO de Nostang (Brittany) (pop: 1,260) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
7 km al SE de Hennebont (Brittany) (pop: 14,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
10 km al E de Lanester (Morbihan) (pop: 24,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
12 km al E de Lorient (pop: 58,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
17 km al E de Ploemeur (pop: 20,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
20 km al ONO de Auray (Morbihan) (pop: 12,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
121 km al OSO de Rennes (pop: 209,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
429 km al OSO de Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
48 km al N de Belle Ile Island (pop: 5,290) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
111 km al NO de Noirmoutier Island (pop: 9,440) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoClear Sky 20.2°C (68 F), humidity: 48%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from N
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1.4 x 109 joules (392 kWh, equivalente a 0.338 toneladas de TNT) | 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.
2.96 kmFranceRaspberryShake
2.910 kmFrance: 2 Km NW De Nostang (Morbihan)CEA-DASE
2.55 kmFrance: Near LorientRENASS

User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Sainte-Helene, Morbihan, Brittany (6.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : vibrations under feets + noise  
56440 - LANGUIDIC / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

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