Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - France on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 09:56 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - France on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 09:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

20 Mar 10:06 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 10 minutes.
Mar 20 10:08: Magnitude recalculée de 5.0 à 4.8.
Profondeur recalculée de 2.0 à 5.0 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 5.0 à 2.0 km.
Mar 20 10:16: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 5.0.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2019 09:56:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.35°N / 0.35°W (France)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km SW de Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire (Charente) (pop: 5,180)
25 km NNE de Saint-Savin (pop: 2,260)
30 km SSE de Pons (pop: 5,110)
38 km S de Cognac (pop: 20,900)
52 km SW de Angoulême (pop: 49,500)
59 km NNE de Bordeaux (pop: 231,800)
241 km NW de Toulouse (pop: 433,100)
440 km SSW de Paris (pop: 2,138,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.02 kmFranceEMSC

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la douze (100.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : légère secousse pendant 5 secondes environ (reported through our app)
la douze (100.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
24600 Celles (59.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
851.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Champagne et fontaine 24320 France / not felt : I heard a loud noise sounded a bit like a plane was going to crash loud rumbling went outside but couldn’t see anything
CHATAIN (100.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a heavy vehicle driving around the basement for a few seconds faint rumbling too!
Aalen (859 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Vayres / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Leicestershire not felt it. (808.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt it (reported through our app)
CHATEAU GARNIER (115.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
16270 MAZERIES / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Le Coux et Bigaroque / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Like a trembling of our house
Puygareau Baignes ste Radegonde / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Loud rumble then it felt like a large wall/roof falling down very near by.
16220 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
St Martial d'Albarede, Dordogne / Light shaking (MMI IV)
sisteron 04200 / not felt
Le Bertaud 16210 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Saint Aulaye (24) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Charente Maritime ... ville de SAINTES . / Light shaking (MMI IV) : J'étais à l'étage puis subitement un grand bruit sec a claqué dans le grenier environ 5 secondes.j'avais l'impression qu'il y avait un intrus dans le grenier .. les tuiles ont bougées ..puis plus rien .. rien sentie au sol
Lancashire UK (949.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt, north west UK. (reported through our app)
709.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
488 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Les Lamauds St Vincent de Connezac 24190 (60.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like one strong shake about 1second duration. Went outside to see if something had driven into house.
Genté (30.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bonn, Germany / not felt
624.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : I felt nothing. (reported through our app)
Route des Adjots, La Vacherie, 86400 Vouleme / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strange rumble and shaking of the whole house as if a very heavy lorry was passing. Made my dogs look up but not bark, strangely enough. Thought it might be a mild earthquake, but not felt one before in 13 years in this area.
Saint yrieix sous aixe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
91.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I just thought someone was on our roof until next door mentioned it too...
30.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Saint-Yrieix-sous-Aixe, 87700 Limousin, france / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bordeaux (60.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : France, Bordeaux. J'habite au 3e étage. Pendant 7 ou 8 secondes, tout mon immeuble a vibré. Les murs, l'évier, ma table, avec un bruit de grondement dans les murs comme s'il y avait un métro sous mon immeuble. Mais il n'y a pas de métro dans ma ville.
Chez malineau (1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
JUIGNAC / Light shaking (MMI IV)
708.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Penarth South Wales not felt (reported through our app)
965.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Talence / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt a slight shake in the second floor, around 2 seconds...
Pessac / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Swansea (741.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bergerac / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
14.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
60 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 1st floor apartment, shaking was very noticeable and lasted a few seconds. Cats were awakened and were very alarmed for a few minutes. After it was over, I could see some people outside that had felt it as well.
697.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Vaux 86700 (114.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House trembled mirror shook few items slightly moved on table. Sound of falling water.
733.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt in eastern Britain. (reported through our app)
USA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : nkj
Munich (953.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Montpon / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A deep rumble similar to heavy road traffic
977.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Saint Vallier 16480 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house shook, sounded like the roof was collapsing.
L ISLE JOURDAIN / not felt
saint paul la roche / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dignac Charente / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Typical earthquakes rumbling. The entire house rattled but it only seemed to last a second or two.
Montendre / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dachau (951.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mareuil en Périgord lieu dit Malignac (64.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I though the roof was cracking and falling into the bedroom up my head...
Boulazac (89.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Tout à trembler pendant une dizaine de sec
Les Essards 16210 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cenon (56.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
28.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I had just got in my car and felt a light vibration. Then the rear passenger window in my car shattered. I didn't know about the earthquake until other people started reporting it and thought it was sun on a cold window that had caused it to break.
Léoville (3.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The whole house shook. I thought the chimney was collapsing.
PERIGUEUX / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ma maison est en ossature bois et a trembler fortement pendant 10secondes. Le chat a eu peur et avait la queue hérissé!
17210 Pouillac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in the barn. The building shook. There was a very loud noise for 5-10 seconds as the roof tiles shook. I thought that it was a low aircraft about to crash. Electrical power was lost for a few minutes.
894.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
PERIGUEUX / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Riberac, Dordogne 24600 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
24480 Urval (118.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Duration of shaking around 5 or 6 seconds, bed frame and base, and wardrobe doors rattled, pictures on walls vibrated, no visible damage and no evidence outside. Sounded like heavy agricultural machinery, military plane or helicopter flying over house.
/ not felt
123 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
276.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barbezieux St-Hilare / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Tables outdoors shook, glass fell over. Chimney collapse.
Pessac (63.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ermelo (888.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Binnenkort beving in engeland lijkt me. (reported through our app)
Chantillac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : There was a loud rumbling and then the house shook. Pots of water on my desk for watercolour painting moved, shook and rattled. Pretty scary.
Bussiere Galant, 87230 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bordeaux 33200 (59.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Didn’t hear anything, but felt the house “move”, and the crystal teardrops on a chandelier were clinking together.
GRADIGNAN (66.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ambares et Lagrave (54.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I ran outside and looked the horses and others animals near me,they didn't seem to notice the shaking
Latresne / Light shaking (MMI IV)
RAZAC SUR L'ISLE 24430 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Ressenti sur la commune de RAZAC SUR L'ISLE (24430) Près de PERIGUEUX
165.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Les murs de la maison ont tremblé quelques secondes, mon chat a eu peur... (reported through our app)
66 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Pessac, upper floor of a commercial building (64.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was at the latest floor of a new commercial building. I felt the earthquake, but not the people on the first floor.
Brossac 16480 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
60.4 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
37.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought the roof had caved in above me, felt the house shake, windows rattled and dog jumped up. Was quite worrying,
St Etienne de Fursac 23290 (104.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
87140 (141 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud rumbling and shaking. Sounded like a huge lorry.
Mesmain, La Barde / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chalais 16210 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was working in my home and felt the whole house start to shake, glasses and other objects vibrating. Felt in the entire house. It lasted for maybe 4 or 5 seconds max. Unsettling feeling not knowing what was happening!
Montpon Menesterol (52.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting at the PC, and heard a rumble. I thought it was a chopper - they go overhead quite frequently here. BUT, the sound started suddenly, rather than gently as it normally does which I thought was odd. Then I felt the ripple right under my feet. The wooden barn I'm in definitely creaked as it rumbled past. All of this took only a few seconds, but certainly shook me.
Passirac / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Martillac / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bordeaux 33000 (66.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My boyfriend and I were sleeping. The shaking woke me and when I opened my eyes I could see the apartment moving just a bit while still feeling the shaking. It only lasted a few seconds.
St Vallier (23.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought the house was moving - quite disconcerting and disorientating!
Bordeaux / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in my office when the building and the furniture began to tremble
Asnières-sur-Blour / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bordeaux / Light shaking (MMI IV)
170.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Brie Sous Chalais 16210 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The whole house shook and the animals were unsettled
hautefort / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Poitiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was laying on my bed, and I felt it move slightly.
Saint-Saturnin, Charente, France / Light shaking (MMI IV) : ressenti en intérieur, sols, murs et charpente ont bougé et craqué... pas de dégât apparent
Bègles / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rue Judaïque, Bordeaux / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very strange experience, shook on the seat I was on
155.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Villetoureix (56.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Few seconds of knickknacks on shelves ratteling.
Saint-Sulpice-d'Excideuil, Aquitaine, France / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Everything trembled as if a very heavy truck moved outside. Crockery rattled.
Londigny / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Siorac-de-Riberac / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lamps and hanging objects swinging. Upheaval felt through floor. Pets (chickens and parrot) reacted although not alarmed. Very deep bass sound. Duration around 3 seconds.
In Rioux -Martin heavy shaking & lots of noise!! / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
802.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
BORDEAUX (58.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was inside, pictures fell from the wall, the coffee table was shakeing as well as windows and small objects. my cat got really scared
Ambernac, Charente / Light shaking (MMI IV)
poitiers (146.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bordeaux / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
SAINT MEME LES CARRIERES 16720 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : TRES IMPRESSIONNANT! On est tous sortis de la maison
24410 Parcoul / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Darwin Ecosysteme, Bordeaux Bastide / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arsac (50.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : J'ai entendu des infrabasses comme quand un camion roule et que les fenêtres sont fermées mais pas de secousses (reported through our app)
galgon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bouteilles St Sebastien / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At first I thought it was a truck approaching but then the whole house shook from the core.
Neuvicq / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Salles sur mer 17220 (112.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Talence / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Boresse-et-Martron / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bussiere Galant (111 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a couple seconds of shaking.
Médillac / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Talence / Light shaking (MMI IV)
St Pierre le. Jeux 85420 (119.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Cavalerie, Cladech, 24170 (128 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Not really shaking just a sudden jolt
St Cirq Madelon 46300 (146.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Balcony shook and creaked
riberac / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lamps swinging; floor moved making me feel dizzy for a second.
24350 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Donnezac (14.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
58.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
170 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
33240 - PEUJARD / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 3 secondes de vrombissement dans le bâtiment ou je travaille... C
389.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Arsac (53.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Il didn't Felt the earthquake but i ear a big sound infrabass (reported through our app)
19370 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Brouelles, Maxou 46090 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoken by the mirror swinging at 11:05 and lasted only a few seconds
Villetoureix (56.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
56.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt buffeted as I sat on settee like being in a car buffeted by wind. Heard a light rumbling and heard what felt like a strong gust of wind. But there was no wind.
Saint germain du puch, Gironde (55.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bruits assourdissants et mini secousses
669.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Montboyer 16620 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ST MEDARD EN JALLES / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Neuvicq le Château / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking for several seconds. Noisy rumbling
CHENAUD / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Siorac de Riberac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook a lot for 60 seconds or so
Muron 17430 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bourdonnement petit claquement dans la maison
Bordeaux / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
bourg sur gironde / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Arcachon / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
castillon la bataille (60.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bordeaux (33000) , 5th floor, sitting on a couch / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
62.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Angouleme / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Brossac / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was loud with strong shake. Windows rattled for about 10 seconds. I'm in Brossac.
65.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking on upper floor (reported through our app)
Riberac (51.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Angoisse / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Boresse-et-Martron / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in bedroom, on the 2nd floor of my house when all my books fell down. Violent shaking I didn’t understand so I run outside and felt the shaking even worse. Lasted around maybe 15-30 seconds.
Limoges / Light shaking (MMI IV)
penne d'agenais / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bordeaux / Weak shaking (MMI III)
16210 Chalais (43.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
56.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Oradour-Fanais / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought a plane was going over then house shook for a couple of seconds we are surrounded by fields so no traffic!
56.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bruxelles (699.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Fontainebleau / not felt
Lachaux (France, 314 km E of epicenter) : J'étais en cours au 2e étage du lycée quand nous avons ressenti un légère secousse de 5 sec. (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Médard-en-Jalles (France, 58 km SW of epicenter) : Un bruit sourd au niveau des murs avant de ressentir des secousses pendant quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Vanzac (France, 4 km E of epicenter) : Hardly noticeable, just barely picked it up, but my wife also noticed it in another room of the house. Presumed it to be an aftershock from the 10:56(GMT 1) one felt earlier. (reported through EMSC)
Figeac (France, 205 km SE of epicenter) : Dans mon lit d'hôpital à Figeac (46) au 2ème étage j'ai ressenti secousse pendant 2 secondes environ. (reported through EMSC)
Gourdon (France, 152 km SE of epicenter) : 2 bruits sourd et deux vibrations. (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : Mon bureau s'est mis à vibrer et mon écran d'ordinateur à osciller. (reported through EMSC)
Bellon (France, 37 km E of epicenter) : Roof tiles shook sound of grit falling Chair I sat on jolted. Husband outside felt ground jolt. We are used to feeling earthquakes as lived in Greece for many years so unmistakable.Felt one in UK once But first time here in France (reported through EMSC)
Terrasson-Lavilledieu (France, 134 km E of epicenter) : Vibrations sur le sol (reported through EMSC)
Mérignac (France, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Ça à bien bougé a Mérignac. Moi qui pensais que c'était un avion au décollage travaillant a côté de l'aéroport. Ça a bientôt tremblé durant 10 secondes environ. (reported through EMSC)
Mérignac (France, 62 km SW of epicenter) : Ça a tremblé dans le sol et la table du séjour ont tremblé alors que j'étais sur mon ordi. Je pensais que c'était à cause de gros travaux. (reported through EMSC)
Champniers (France, 59 km NE of epicenter) : Un gros grondement (reported through EMSC)
Parempuyre (France, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Tremblement d'une dizaine de secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Meilhards (France, 158 km E of epicenter) : I felt the house wobble and some small objects in the house fell. My dog was frightened but my husband felt nothing outside in the garden. Neighbour across the road felt nothing. Our house is on a sous sol / basement so we thought that may be why it was felt more here. (reported through EMSC)
Nabirat (France, 146 km SE of epicenter) : The tremor lasted a few seconds with the house creaking excessively rather than shaking, the house creaked a bout a minute earlier before the main tremor. (reported through EMSC)
Audenge (France, 91 km SW of epicenter) : like a huge gust of wind for 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Mensignac (France, 73 km E of epicenter) : Légères secousses durant une dizaines de seconde de l'ensemble de la maison et des meubles. (reported through EMSC)
Villenave-d'Ornon (France, 67 km S of epicenter) : Ressenti sur le sol et les murs du bâtiment pendant presque 10 secondes sur villenave d'ornon (reported through EMSC)
Bègles (France, 62 km S of epicenter) : AU début j'ai cru qu'un poids lourd passait dans la rue, mais quand j'ai vu ma TV trembler, j'ai compris que les vibrations et le bruit sourd était un tremblement de terre. Pas plus de 5 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : Petites secousses de 2 secondes ressenti sur mon canapé (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : Ressenti pendant 4 à 5 secondes, il n'y aurait pas eu la "danse de la plante" j'aurais pensé à un camion dans la rue (reported through EMSC)
Le Bouscat (France, 58 km S of epicenter) : Ressentis au BOUSCAT à côté de bordeaux. 2ème étage (reported through EMSC)
Les Églisottes-et-Chalaures (France, 37 km SE of epicenter) : Le lit. Qui bouge l'escalier qui tremble.... (reported through EMSC)
Touvérac (France, 11 km E of epicenter) : Initially thought it might be a lorry or large vehicle hitting a nearby building. No movement but very loud noise and pets disturbed (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Maigrin (France, 10 km NE of epicenter) : Le sol a fait comme une vague sous mes pieds (reported through EMSC)
Messac (France, 3 km E of epicenter) : Felt like large animals running around upstairs and that the roof was going to come down. Definitely wanted to get out of the building immediately. (reported through EMSC)
Poitiers (France, 146 km N of epicenter) : Ressenti à poitiers, vrombissement dans les murs, rien à bouger (reported through EMSC)
Limoges (France, 137 km NE of epicenter) : Deux secousse légère (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Priest-Ligoure (France, 135 km E of epicenter) : Léger tremblement des vitres comme un gros coup de vent (reported through EMSC)
Sarlande (France, 115 km E of epicenter) : Mild earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Chauray (France, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Nos portes de notre dressing qui tremblaient pendant 5 à 6 secondes .Lieu : Chauray 79180 France (reported through EMSC)
La Teste-de-Buch (France, 101 km SW of epicenter) : Vibrations très perceptibles pendant 2 à 3 secondes, les objets accrochés aux murs ont bougé... (reported through EMSC)
Boulazac (France, 90 km E of epicenter) : Durée de 10 à 15 sec environ Tout à trembler (reported through EMSC)
Bergerac (France, 85 km SE of epicenter) : Léger grondement et tremblement des bouteilles et verres au 1er étage (reported through EMSC)
La Croix-Comtesse (France, 82 km NW of epicenter) : Fort tremblement qui a durée une à deux minute. (reported through EMSC)
Canéjan (France, 69 km S of epicenter) : Pendant 5 secondes max, le bâtiment a tremblé, tout le monde à l'intérieur l'a ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 61 km S of epicenter) : A Bordeaux. J'étais encore au lit. Ça a duré deux 2-3 secondes, le lit bougeait de haut en bas, avec des légers craquements. A bec un bruit court. (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Médard-en-Jalles (France, 60 km SW of epicenter) : Vibration de sol (reported through EMSC)
Cabara (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : vibrations ressenties et leger grondement (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : Une secousse prolongée, sourde, composée de plusieurs vagues, comme un avant arrière. Je me suis demandée si c'était un poids lourd dans la rue. (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 60 km S of epicenter) : Ayant vécu en Californie et voyage plusieurs fois au Japon, j’ai rapidement identifié un séisme. Les’objets en équilibre instable sont tombés. (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 59 km S of epicenter) : Les murs ont tremblés pendant 10 brèves secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 59 km S of epicenter) : Vibrations ressenties sur Bordeaux centre (reported through EMSC)
Bordeaux (France, 56 km S of epicenter) : Légère secousse à Bordeaux 2 à 3 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Angoulême (France, 52 km NE of epicenter) : Assez important pour faire bouger tout les écrans du bureau (reported through EMSC)
Chalais (France, 32 km E of epicenter) : One tremor/“ bump noticed whilst in a cafe in Chalais, France postcode 16210 (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Martin-de-Coux (France, 30 km SE of epicenter) : Vibrations sourdes (reported through EMSC)
Bonneuil (France, 29 km NE of epicenter) : Tremblement pendant 20 secondesA bonneuil en charente (reported through EMSC)
Saint-Georges-des-Agoûts (France, 23 km W of epicenter) : It felt as if a wave had rolled underneath the house, from one side to the other. It only lasted a second but the entire house groaned. I was so thankful that it was so brief otherwise my old house would now be a pile of rubble. (reported through EMSC)
Vanzac (France, 4 km E of epicenter) : At first it sounded like part of the house falling and lasted about 5 seconds or so. No neighbours around to verify with. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake France 20 March 09:56 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 03 Apr 2019 22:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Mar 2019 23:50 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Mar 2019 15:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Mar 2019 10:29 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - France on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 09:56 (GMT)
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