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Past earthquakes in Pays de la Loire, France: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 10:40 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 13 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 124 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1154 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Pays de la Loire was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.0, 13 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 124 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 1154 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.0 | 34 km SW of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France -

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Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 8:25 am (GMT +1) (Dec 31, 2021 07:25 GMT)
2.4

5.7 km
Pays de la Loire, 294 km southwest of Paris, Region Ile-de-France More
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 25, 2021 10:35 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 25, 2021 21:35 GMT)
2.4

8 km
19 km northeast of La Flèche, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France More
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 21, 2021 11:49 GMT)
2.7

2 km
19 km northwest of Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-d'Armor, Bretagne, France More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 11:06 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 20, 2021 22:06 GMT)
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24 km southeast of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMore
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 18, 2021 6:21 am (GMT +1) (Dec 18, 2021 05:21 GMT)
2.6

5 km
21 km north of Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France 1 reportMore
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 12, 2021 2:00 am (GMT +1) (Dec 12, 2021 01:00 GMT)
2.5

2 km
24 km southeast of Joue-les-Tours, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire, France More
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 10, 2021 10:26 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 21:26 GMT)
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9.5 km northeast of Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France (unconfirmed) 3 reportsMore
Dec 10, 2021 12:22 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 11:22 GMT)
2.0
30 km southwest of Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-d'Armor, Bretagne, France More
Dec 10, 2021 11:04 am (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 10:04 GMT)
2.0
17 km northeast of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 9, 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 9, 2021 11:49 GMT)
2.1
15 km northwest of Argentan, Orne, Normandy, France More
Dec 9, 2021 12:13 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 9, 2021 11:13 GMT)
3.3

10 km
35 km northeast of Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France More
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 8, 2021 12:24 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 8, 2021 11:24 GMT)
2.0
19 km northwest of Pontivy, Morbihan, Bretagne, France More
Dec 8, 2021 12:08 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 8, 2021 11:08 GMT)
2.0
19 km northwest of Les Herbiers, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France More
Dec 8, 2021 12:07 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 8, 2021 11:07 GMT)
2.0
2.4 km southeast of Iffendic, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 9:34 am (GMT +1) (Dec 5, 2021 08:34 GMT)
2.7

2 km
Centre-Val de Loire, 27 km northwest of Châtellerault, France More
Friday, December 3, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 3, 2021 1:11 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 3, 2021 12:11 GMT)
2.0
5.7 km northeast of Parthenay, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 1 reportMore
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (5 quakes)
Dec 2, 2021 8:22 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 2, 2021 19:22 GMT)
2.7

4.6 km
11 km east of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 62 reportsMore
Dec 2, 2021 12:01 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 2, 2021 11:01 GMT)
2.6

2 km
19 km northwest of Pontivy, Morbihan, Bretagne, France More
Dec 2, 2021 11:53 am (GMT +1) (Dec 2, 2021 10:53 GMT)
2.2
24 km southwest of Saint Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France More
Dec 2, 2021 2:13 am (GMT +1) (Dec 2, 2021 01:13 GMT)
2.1

2 km
Noirmoutier, 16 km southwest of Saint-Nazaire, France More
Dec 2, 2021 2:09 am (GMT +1) (Dec 2, 2021 01:09 GMT)
2.3

5.6 km
15 km southwest of Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 1011 joules (56.3 megawatt hours, equivalent to 48.4 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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