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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Chamonix F on Monday, 20 March 2017

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Chamonix F on Monday, 20 March 2017
Mar 20 21:11: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.0.
Date & time: Mon, 20 Mar 21:09:00 UTC
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.04°N / 6.9°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Kaiserstuhl (236 km)
Primary data source: SED
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Thonon les Bains (47.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bruits placard (via app)
Montroc (5.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Montroc Argentiere / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt the 22h09 earthquake. Strong noise like a big truck, vibrations as if the building was hurt by something like the blast of an avalanche ... First thought of an avalanche but there is not much snow! :) I did not feel the 1st earthquake around 21h.
Servoz / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(19.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
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