The earth has shaken in recent days in Brittany.

And not just once!

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was thus measured on Friday, around 8:30 a.m., from the Ille-et-Vilaine department, report the French Central Seismological Bureau, as well as the National Seismic Monitoring Network. (Renass).

Its epicenter was in the Dinan sector.

No damage was reported but the tremors were felt by some residents as far away as Rennes.

A few hours later, near Quimperlé, south of Finistère, another earthquake, much smaller, was also noted at 12:22 p.m.

Its estimated magnitude was 1.4.

Off the tip of Penmarc'h

Saturday, back again.

At 2:36 p.m., another earthquake was recorded by Rénass in Finistère.

Its epicenter was this time off Quimper and the tip of Penmarc'h.

Its magnitude was 3.1 on the Richter scale.

Finally, on the night of Saturday to Sunday, at 2:09 a.m. precisely, a fourth seismological event was felt, almost at the same place, still in Finistère.

His strength was 1.8.

If seismic activity is considered "low" in Brittany, it is not uncommon to see the earth shake.

Since 1980, more than a thousand earthquakes have indeed been recorded there, according to data from Rénass.

All below magnitude 5.4.


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