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Small quake rattles home in Switzerland

National News // Jan. 18, 2018

The earth moved for many in the German speaking regions last night as a small earthquake struck in Austria near the Swiss border.

Pixabay Small quake rattles home in Switzerland

The Swiss Seismological Service says the epicenter was 50km north-east of Davos and registered 4.2 on the Richter scale.

Tremors were felt in Zurich, Basel and Sankt Gallen. It caused furniture to wobble and seismologists say there is a chance of minor property damage.

The quake struck at just after eight last night. 

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