A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Samoëns in France. The temblor was reported at 06:25:41 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000ah13. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah13. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 06:25:41 / June 23, 2020 @ 6:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 6.8606 East, latitude 46.0482 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aix-les-Bains, Visp, Morez. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Genève (c. 184 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lausanne (c. 116 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Annecy (c. 49 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Aosta (c. 32 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Thonon-les-Bains (c. 31 700 pop). Close country/countries, Switzerland (c. 7 581 000 pop), France (c. 64 768 000 pop), Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km ESE of Samoëns, France.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.