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Earthquake in Chamonix

Did you feel the earth move last night?

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Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | Published: 20 Mar 2017


Earthquake in Chamonix

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake was felt in Chamonix in the early hours of this morning. 

According to the Swiss Seismological Service the earthquake struck at 01:30 this morning at a depth of 3.5 kilometres; relatively close to the surface compared to recents quakes in the area

The epicentre was 11 kilometres north of Chamonix centre, but was enough to wake up a number of residents. 

Thankfully earthquakes of this size aren't likely to cause any damage.