Franche-Comté: an earthquake of 4.3 on the Richter scale felt during Christmas night

The epicenter of the earthquake is on the Swiss border, 18 km from Montbéliard.

An earthquake was recorded on Christmas night, around one in the morning this Saturday, December 25, reports France Blue . The epicenter of this earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale is located in Switzerland, in the town of Damvant, about twenty kilometers from Montbéliard (Doubs).

The tremors do not seem to have done any damage. Many testimonials have poured into social networks. « The walls, the cupboards, the dishes shook!» ; «A long rumble … everything moved», Internet users confide. The event was confirmed by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center on its Twitter account.


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