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Brittany: An earthquake Measuring 3.2 in the area of Quimper

Monday, 3.15pm, the earth shook in the area of Quimper and Concarneau. An earthquake of a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt.

This had already been the case, a Sunday morning last Autumn. This time, it was a Monday afternoon that the ground shook with an earthquake of a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt on the region around Concarneau and Quimper.

The epicenter is located between the two cities. At 3 kilometers southwest of Quimper; 4 km northeast of Moelan-sur-Mer; 5 kilometers north of Clohars-Carnoët; and 20 km northwest of Lorient.

Some have heard like a growl or a thud or a slight knock. Others felt a slight jolt.

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