Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
Characteristic of the earthquake
Export the sheet    Macro-seismic map    Macro-seismic Data    Bibliography Home
 
You can download this summary sheet in ASCII format.
IDENTITY: 40005 
Date of the earthquake: 14 August 1708
Time of the earthquake: 6 h 15 min 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: MOYENNE-DURANCE (MANOSQUE) - ALPES PROVENCALES 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) :
Longitude: 5° 46' E, Latitude: 43° 49' N
Reliability index: Imprecise location (C
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Fairly certain (B
 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance