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

Updated: Dec 7, 2022 09:29 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 73 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 700 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Vendee was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.0, 8 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 73 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 700 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
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 4:08 am (GMT +1) (Dec 26, 2021 03:08 GMT)
1.9

1.3 km
10.2 km northeast of La Flèche, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, 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
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2021 3:43 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 23, 2021 14:43 GMT)
1.9
12 km west of Châtellerault, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 11:06 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 20, 2021 22:06 GMT)
?

n/a
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
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 16, 2021 12:12 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 16, 2021 11:12 GMT)
1.8
21 km southwest of Saint-Herblain, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France More
Dec 16, 2021 12:11 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 16, 2021 11:11 GMT)
1.8
23 km north of Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France More
Dec 16, 2021 12:07 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 16, 2021 11:07 GMT)
1.9
1.1 km south of Nivillac, Morbihan, Bretagne, France More
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2021 11:23 am (GMT +1) (Dec 15, 2021 10:23 GMT)
1.8
12 km north of Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France More
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 12:10 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 14, 2021 11:10 GMT)
1.9
15 km southeast of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 13, 2021 12:54 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 13, 2021 11:54 GMT)
1.8
17 km east of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Dec 13, 2021 12:16 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 13, 2021 11:16 GMT)
1.9
18 km west of Saint-Herblain, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France More
Dec 13, 2021 11:17 am (GMT +1) (Dec 13, 2021 10:17 GMT)
1.9
Bretagne, 21 km northeast of Guérande, France More
Dec 13, 2021 11:05 am (GMT +1) (Dec 13, 2021 10:05 GMT)
1.9
2.7 km southeast of Nivillac, Morbihan, Bretagne, France More
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 10, 2021 10:26 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 21:26 GMT)
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n/a
9.5 km northeast of Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France (unconfirmed) 3 reportsMore
Dec 10, 2021 11:59 am (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 10:59 GMT)
1.8
26 km north of Niort, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France More
Dec 10, 2021 11:14 am (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 10:14 GMT)
1.8
20 km northeast of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 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 (6 quakes)
Dec 9, 2021 12:20 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 9, 2021 11:20 GMT)
1.8
18 km northwest of Les Herbiers, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France More
Dec 9, 2021 12:18 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 9, 2021 11:18 GMT)
1.8
11 km southwest of Vitré, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1011 joules (39 megawatt hours, equivalent to 33.6 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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