A 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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