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Strongest Earthquake in 15 Years Hits SE France

The earth shook in Crévoux, 16 km northeast of Barceloneta, tonight at 11:37 p.m. accurate, according to the website of Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).

The earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was felt in the Var, Alpes-Maritimes and even Marseille where many people have felt the tremor for 3 to 4 seconds.

Not since 1997 to find an equivalent amplitude in this mountainous region of the Hautes-Alpes.

…(La Provence)

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February 27, 2012 - Posted by | Seismic | , , , , ,

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