Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
On-line help
  • SisFrance provides you with the means to access:
    • the catalogue of earthquakes in chronological order (and search on a year).
    • the catalogue of earthquakes in order of intensity (and search on a year).
    • the catalogue of earthquakes felt in French Departments.
    • the catalogue of earthquakes felt in local districts.
    • the catalogue of epicentres in French Departments.
    • the catalogue of doubtful earthquakes and false earthquakes.
    • the map of epicentres centred on French Departments.
    • the map of epicentres centred on local districts.

  • Access to the list of earthquakes felt in French Departments or local districts:
    • Department: select the Department you want by clicking on the map on the Home page. Confirm with the relative tab.
    • Local district: select the Department you want by clicking on the map on the home page, then select the local district you want in the relevant drop-down menu. Confirm.

  • Access the list of earthquakes having their epicentre in French Departments:
    • select the Department you want by clicking on the map on the home page for the list of epicentres menu. Confirm with the relevant tab.

  • Access to the maps of epicentres by French Department or by local district:
    • Department: select the Department you want by clicking on the map on the home page. Confirm with the relevant tab (on the right).
    • Local district: select the Department you want by clicking on the map on the home page, then select the local district you want in the relevant drop-down menu. Confirm.
    • Epicentre: to find out the identity of an epicentre on the map, click on the symbol with the information button.

  • Access to an earthquake's characteristics (description sheet), select the relevant tabs:
    • for the macro-seismic map for the earthquake (intensity distribution).
    • for the list of observations for the earthquake (locations listed).
    • for the bibliography and the digitised documents for the earthquake.
    • for the relevant isoseismal map (for the biggest earthquakes).


Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance