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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Chevanceaux in France

Earthquake location 45.3363S, -0.1477WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Chevanceaux in France. The temblor was reported at 05:44:25 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kb5t. Id of event: us2000kb5t. Exact location, longitude -0.1477° West, latitude 45.3363° North, depth = 8.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/19 / 2019-04-06 04:44:25 / April 6, 2019 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.16 km (5 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc, Cestas, Royan. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Bordeaux (c. 231 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mérignac (c. 69 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pessac (c. 57 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Angoulême (c. 49 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Talence (c. 42 600 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 7 km ENE of Chevanceaux, France.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -0.1477° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.3363° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE of Chevanceaux, France Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-06 04:44:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-06 05:42:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.917 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000kb5t Id of event.
Event Code 2000kb5t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000kb5t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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