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Largest earthquakes in or near Pays de la Loire, France, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 19, 2022 20:05 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 33 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 410 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Pays de la Loire has had 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 33 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 410 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.9 | 19 km NE of Angouleme, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.2 | 1.6 km S of Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron, France -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (445 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Jun 30, 2022 3:26 am (GMT +2) (Jun 30, 2022 01:26 GMT)
3.9

2.4 km
206 km (128 mi)19 km northeast of Angouleme, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 541 reportsMore
May 7, 2022 2:24 pm (GMT +2) (May 7, 2022 12:24 GMT)
3.1

5 km
250 km (155 mi)32 km northwest of Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 19 reportsMore
Apr 22, 2022 11:10 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 22, 2022 21:10 GMT)
3.0

27 km
305 km (190 mi)23 km south of Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France More
Mar 17, 2022 5:27 am (GMT +1) (Mar 17, 2022 04:27 GMT)
3.0

2 km
459 km (285 mi)30 km west of Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France 40 reportsMore
Jan 11, 2022 2:12 am (GMT +1) (Jan 11, 2022 01:12 GMT)
3.5

5 km
210 km (130 mi)Centre-Val de Loire, 153 km south of Paris, Region Ile-de-France More
Dec 9, 2021 12:13 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 9, 2021 11:13 GMT)
3.3

10 km
325 km (202 mi)35 km northeast of Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France More
Nov 27, 2021 8:48 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 27, 2021 19:48 GMT)
3.1

10 km
412 km (256 mi)36 km west of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France 114 reportsMore
Oct 19, 2021 7:37 am (GMT +2) (Oct 19, 2021 05:37 GMT)
3.9

14 km
378 km (235 mi)15 km northeast of Laval, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France 2 reportsMore
Sep 2, 2021 6:17 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 2, 2021 16:17 GMT)
3.3

2 km
210 km (130 mi)Centre-Val de Loire, 30 km northeast of Châtellerault, France More
Aug 20, 2021 3:47 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 20, 2021 13:47 GMT)
3.5

4.3 km
313 km (194 mi)35 km south of Cholet, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France 161 reportsMore
28 Apr 10:25 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 28, 2021 20:25 GMT)
4.0

20 km
406 km (252 mi)34 km southwest of Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France 183 reportsMore
Apr 23, 2021 10:51 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 23, 2021 20:51 GMT)
3.0

4.6 km
165 km (103 mi)46 km southwest of Châteauroux, Indre, Centre-Val de Loire, France 25 reportsMore
Apr 3, 2021 1:56 am (GMT +2) (Apr 2, 2021 23:56 GMT)
3.1

6.7 km
236 km (147 mi)17 km west of Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France 96 reportsMore
Mar 20, 2021 10:22 am (GMT +1) (Mar 20, 2021 09:22 GMT)
3.5

10 km
452 km (281 mi)27 km north of Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France More
Mar 18, 2021 1:19 am (GMT +1) (Mar 18, 2021 00:19 GMT)
3.0

10 km
207 km (129 mi)37 km south of Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Mar 18, 2021 1:06 am (GMT +1) (Mar 18, 2021 00:06 GMT)
3.7

10 km
244 km (152 mi)28 km east of Niort, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Mar 10, 2021 10:52 am (GMT +1) (Mar 10, 2021 09:52 GMT)
3.0

5 km
160 km (99 mi)53 km southwest of Châteauroux, Indre, Centre-Val de Loire, France 2 reportsMore
Feb 17, 2021 8:31 pm (GMT +1) (Feb 17, 2021 19:31 GMT)
3.1

2 km
477 km (296 mi)7.5 km southeast of Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne, France 18 reportsMore
Feb 16, 2021 9:16 am (GMT +1) (Feb 16, 2021 08:16 GMT)
3.0

2 km
165 km (103 mi)26 km west of Châteauroux, Indre, Centre-Val de Loire, France 1 reportMore
Nov 9, 2020 9:02 am (GMT +1) (Nov 9, 2020 08:02 GMT)
3.1

2 km
387 km (240 mi)6.5 km NNE of Challans, France 7 reportsMore
6 Oct 3:07 pm (GMT +2) (Oct 6, 2020 13:07 GMT)
3.4

10 km
343 km (213 mi)2.3 km northeast of Saint-Marceau, Pays de la Loire, France More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1013 joules (4.61 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3968 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France (SSB/G network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tunnel de Badole - Saint Sauveur en Rue, France: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Pays de la Loire Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Pays de la Loire?

The last earthquake in Pays de la Loire occurred 13 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Angouleme, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 3:26 am (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Pays de la Loire since 1900?

Since 1900, Pays de la Loire, France had 445 quakes up to magnitude 5.2.

What was the strongest quake in Pays de la Loire since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Pays de la Loire since 1900 occurred 17 years ago: Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 1.6 km south of Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron, France, on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 06:42 GMT.

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