France earthquake list - Liste tremblements de terre France

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – France time = UTC +1
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC France Mar 30 06:10 2.5 15 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 27 02:12 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 25 17:11 2.7 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 25 04:36 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 24 15:55 3.0 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC France Mar 23 16:52 2.7 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 22 18:09 1.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 21 23:26 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Mar 20 21:09 3.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Argentière - toute la maison a tremblée.Pas de dommages apparents
  • EMSC France Mar 20 12:51 2.4 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 20 00:30 3.3 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Morzine - Window panes rattled audibly but briefly.
  • Vallorcine - Hotel building shook a lot
  • ST GERVAIS - NO DAMAGE BUT A BIG NOISE AWAKED ME AND MY HOUSE SHAKED
  • Les Carroz - No known damage. Felt like a violent explosion nearby lifted the roof . Woke me up!
  • servoz - Shaking which woke me up.
  • Plateau d'Assy - Je me suis réveillée juste avant/par le tremblement qui a fait du bruit comme si un camion rentrait dans la maison
  • EMSC France Mar 16 17:46 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Mar 14 13:52 1.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 13 11:02 3.2 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Mar 12 17:29 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 09 21:22 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 09 15:14 2.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Mar 09 11:12 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 06 10:16 1.8 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Mar 04 12:41 2.3 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Mar 03 13:38 1.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Mar 02 20:53 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Mar 01 01:08 1.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Feb 28 13:55 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 24 17:46 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Feb 24 06:49 1.5 -1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Feb 23 17:50 1.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 22 12:20 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 20 13:36 3.0 0 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Feb 20 12:02 1.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 20 01:24 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 18 21:31 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 18 15:16 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Feb 18 07:23 3.1 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Feb 18 02:27 1.5 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 17 05:56 2.2 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Feb 11 14:06 1.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 09 09:28 3.3 0 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Feb 07 15:46 2.4 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Feb 07 07:33 1.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 06 17:50 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Feb 05 21:49 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Feb 03 06:34 1.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Feb 03 00:24 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Feb 01 12:58 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 28 13:29 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 26 07:18 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 21 15:33 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Jan 18 10:51 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 17 00:47 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 12 22:17 2.9 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 12 11:05 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Jan 11 10:51 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Jan 11 10:08 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France-germany Border Region Jan 11 05:52 1.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 08 07:13 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 07 06:35 3.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Locminé - Agitation de quelques secondes ! Aucun dégât
  • Josselin - Secousses assez longues et on entend encore des grondements de temps en temps.
  • Le Mene - Heard rumbling with bang shaking Windows and door
  • Ménéac - First thought it could be blasting at a local quarry, or possibly a derelict house nearby collapsing!
  • josselin - reveiller par grondement et vibrations + deplacement television et objet au mur qui vibre .
  • Gomené - Rumbling noise and shaking of house woke us up!
  • Meneac - Just a single shake, enough to wake us. Felt like a large lorry running into the house!
  • Sulniac - Vers 7h25 ce matin 7 janvier 2017, j'ai été réveillée par un grondement sourd; je me suis demandée s'il s'agissait d'un gros avion volant très bas ou d'un tremblement de terre. j'en ai eu la confirmation en lisant ouest France. Je suis située à mi-chemin entre Sulniac et Questembert , Morbihan
  • Mauron - Long low rumble heard. Doors rattled.
  • Gomene - Heard rumbling and the house shook for a matter of seconds
  • Lanouee - Simply a loud noise and strong shaking. No damage
  • Villefranche sur mer - very slight, paint chip fell from ceiling, slight lampshade movement.
  • EMSC France Jan 06 00:16 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 04 10:27 1.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 04 02:09 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jan 04 00:21 2.2 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near South Coast Of France Jan 03 14:35 2.7 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 30 16:45 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 30 06:16 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 24 21:18 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 23 10:13 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 23 09:54 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Dec 23 03:16 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 22 21:06 1.7 -2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 22 19:55 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Thollon les Memises - Leek op een daklawine. Geen schade
  • La Baume - My house shook and the sound was similar to a thunder clap . Frightening
  • EMSC France Dec 22 19:50 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 22 19:24 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Dec 22 15:04 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Dec 22 12:04 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 22 06:09 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 21 10:15 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Dec 18 13:40 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Dec 17 23:15 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 15 23:34 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Dec 14 03:09 2.4 4 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
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    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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