Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
Characteristic of the earthquake
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IDENTITY: 60010 
Date of the earthquake: 20 July 1564
Time of the earthquake: 20 h
Nature of the shock:  -Group of tremors in a swarm  
Epicentral region: ALPES NICOISES (LA BOLLENE-VESUBIE) - ALPES MARITIMES 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) :
Longitude: 7° 19' E, Latitude: 44° 00' N
Reliability index: Strongly assumed location (D
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Not very certain (C
 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance