An Earthquake in Saint Nazaire

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Earthquake in Saint-Nazaire
Earthquake in Saint-Nazaire
The epicenter is located 72 km off Saint Nazaire. | DASE

The earth shook Tuesday afternoon, 72 km off St Nazaire according to the Central Seismological Bureau

It was at 1.36pm when the earthquake struck earlier today, Tuesday just off the coast of Saint-Nazaire on the west of France.  According to the Central Seismological Bureau.  The epicenter was located in the sea, 72 km southwest of Saint-Nazaire.

The earthquake registered a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale, and the tremours of the earthquake could be felt on the Island of Noirmoutier and the Island of Yeu.

According to the  Department of analysis, monitoring and environmental (Dase), the latest tremor in the area (within 100 km) was held on 30 May.  Its magnitude was then 2.2 on the Richter scale.

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