A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aigueblanche in France on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:24 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 6.3706 East, latitude 45.4945 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000bqiq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqiq. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 12:10:24 / November 17, 2017 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Mure, Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Lancy. Country/countries that might be effected, France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Grenoble (c. 158 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chambéry (c. 61 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Annecy (c. 49 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Saint-Martin-d’Hères (c. 35 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Échirolles (c. 33 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km W of Aigueblanche, France.
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