Sismicité historique de la France 
Métropole 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance   

 
 
Characteristic of the earthquake
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IDENTITY: 740157 
Date of the earthquake: 8 September 2005
Time of the earthquake: 11 h 27 min 18 sec 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: MASSIF DU MONT-BLANC (VALLORCINE) - ALPES SAVOYARDES 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) :
Longitude: 6° 55' E, Latitude: 46° 02' N
Reliability index: Fairly certain location (B
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   5  
Reliability index: Certain (A
 

Source : BRGM, EDF, IRSN / SisFrance