Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
Characteristic of the earthquake
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IDENTITY: 1110101 
Date of the earthquake: 18 February 1756
Time of the earthquake: 8 h 10 min 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: HAUTES-FAGNES (STOLBERG) - ALLEMAGNE 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) :
Longitude: 6° 21' E, Latitude: 50° 45' N
Reliability index: Fairly certain location (B
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Fairly certain (B
 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance