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In Verbier, the earth has quaked

In the Canton of Valais has not quaked in the night on Saturday, once again, the earth easily. The vibration occurred at 3.14 PM in the vicinity of the Tourismusorts Verbier and had, according to the seismological service at ETH Zurich, a thickness of 3.0 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake is likely to have been felt near the epicenter clearly informed of the Swiss seismological service. In the case of the ETH, about two dozen messages from residents were received first. No damage is expected from earthquakes of this magnitude usually to.

The epicenter was reported to be about six kilometers to the East of Verbier. It occurred at a depth of 7.5 kilometers.

In the Canton of Valais, the earth shook, increasingly in recent times. Since the beginning of November, it came in the Region to the North of Sion, the so-called earthquake swarms, with a total of over 300 recorded earthquakes within a few days. The Strongest of which had a Magnitude of 3.3. The experts of the ETH do not exclude that it could come to a stronger quake. (chk/sda)

Created: 30.11.2019, 03:58 PM

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