14 earthquake – up to magnitude 3.1 earthquake shake Glarus Alps since the beginning of the week, an earthquake sequence is in a temperate climate zone to the West of Elm active. The strongest quake occurred on Tuesday morning – it was quite noticeable.0 comment since Tuesday quakes in a temperate climate zone near the Elm, the earth. (Archive image)KEYSTONEDas strongest quake occurred on Tuesday morning with a magnitude of 3.1.Swiss seismological dienstbei earthquakes of this magnitude are to be expected in General, no damage. (Archive image)KEYSTONE1 / 5
West of Elm in the Glarus Alps, shook in the last days of the earth. The strongest quake occurred on Tuesday early in the Sernftal in a depth of 4 kilometers. It was with a Magnitude of 3.1 in the vicinity of the epicenter can be clearly felt.
In the case of earthquakes of this magnitude are to be expected in General, no damage, informed the Swiss seismological service on Thursday via Twitter. From Tuesday to Thursday and a further 13 earthquake occurred, the two strongest magnitudes of 2.9 and 2.8 had.
Already on the penultimate Tuesday, 19. May, had registered the Swiss seismological service of ETH Zurich in the Canton of Valais, an earthquake with a Magnitude of 2.1 on the Richter scale. Despite the low Magnitude of the quake had been felt by numerous persons.
In the past few years have happened in the Glarus Alps, in isolated cases, a noticeable tremor. So shook on 6. March 2017, a quake with a Magnitude of 4.6, the whole of Central Switzerland. The epicenter was 15 kilometers further to the West at Urnerboden.
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