Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
Characteristic of the earthquake
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IDENTITY: 40039 
Date of the earthquake: 12 December 1855
Time of the earthquake: 20 h 40 min 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: HAUT-VERDON (CHASTEUIL) - ALPES PROVENCALES 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) :
Longitude: 6° 26' E, Latitude: 43° 51' 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