Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits WNW of Vihiers, France
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake has rocked western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north.
France’s national seismic service said the epicenter of the 4.3 magnitude earthquake on Friday morning was near the town of Bressuire, which is between Angers and La Rochelle in the west of the country.
It shook cities including Le Mans, Nantes, Rennes, and Caen.
The quake is a relatively strong one for France, which generally experiences infrequent seismic activity of this scale.
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