On Thursday evening, a new earthquake in the Canton of Valais erreignete themselves. This happened according to the message of the Swiss seismological service at 19:35. It is likely to have been felt near the epicenter significantly. Damages are not be expected, however, when of this strength.
Already in the past few days, the Valais earthquake was shaken. On Wednesday morning, the earth shook several times, so at about 05.02 PM in Zermatt, with a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale. About two hours later at 07.18 PM was also approximately seven kilometers to the South from the sanetsch another quake with a Magnitude of 1.9 pass registered on the Richter scale.
Since the night of Tuesday, according to the seismological service in Savièse (VS) was to the North of Sion, a "exceptionally active earthquake swarm" is active. Up on Wednesday morning, about 100 earthquakes had been recorded. The four strongest quakes have reached Strengths between 3.0 and 3.3 and had occasionally been to the Bernese Oberland perceived.
quake in Central Italy
The accumulation of the SED referred to as "rather unusual". Rarely have so many noticeable earthquakes occurred in a Region over such a short period of time. A prognosis for the further course of the leave but not to deduce.
On Thursday, the earth shook in Central Italy. The strength was, according to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology at 4.4. The center was located five kilometres South-East of Balsorano, in the province of L'aquila in 14 km depth. Damages were not initially known. (step/sda)
Created: 07.11.2019, 20:30 Uhr