Chance of big earthquake in next few days

Chance of big earthquake in next few days

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The earthquake swarm hitting canton Valais is continuing.
Strong earthquake could be on the way

Strong earthquake could be on the way

Nov. 7, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
The Swiss Seismological Service is warning a strong earthquake could be on the way.
Small quake rocks northern Switzerland

Small quake rocks northern Switzerland

Nov. 4, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
A minor earthquake shook northern Switzerland awake in the early hours of this morning.      
Earthquake felt across Switzerland and neighbouring France

Earthquake felt across Switzerland and neighbouring France

May 29, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A small earthquake rocked French speaking Switzerland and neighboring France yesterday morning – and experts sa...
Valais rocked by earthquake

Valais rocked by earthquake

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
A small earth tremor shook canton Valais last night. The Seismological service says a quake registering 3.2 struck at...
Chateau d'Oex rocked by small quake

Chateau d'Oex rocked by small quake

April 9, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
A small earthquake struck under Château d’Oex last night. The Swiss Seismological Survey says it measured...
Tremor rocks northern Switzerland

Tremor rocks northern Switzerland

March 12, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
Northern parts of the country were rocked in the early hours by an earth tremor. The epicenter was near the German bo...
Small quake rattles home in Switzerland

Small quake rattles home in Switzerland

Jan. 18, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
The earth moved for many in the German speaking regions last night as a small earthquake struck in Austria near the S...
Two more tremors hit the region

Two more tremors hit the region

March 21, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Two minor earth tremors hit the region in the space of a few hours. One last night just after 10pm struck in Valais, ...
Switzerland hit by earthquake

Switzerland hit by earthquake

March 7, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
The country was hit with one of the biggest earthquakes in recent years last night. A tremor measuring 4.6 on the Ric...
Small quake hits Thonon

Small quake hits Thonon

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A mild tremor hit the French town of Thonon last night. The Swiss Seismological Service in Zurich says the small quak...
Quake hits canton Valais

Quake hits canton Valais

Oct. 25, 2016, 3:37 a.m.
Residents in Canton Valais say they felt the ground shake when an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit t...
No need for federal earthquake insurance

No need for federal earthquake insurance

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Federal Insurance against earthquakes has been deemed as unnecessary by a committee of the National Council. Parliam...
Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Graubunden shaken by 3.8 quake

Oct. 7, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has been felt over a wide area in the canton of Graubunden. The qua...
Earthquake rattles Chamonix

Earthquake rattles Chamonix

Oct. 3, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale shook the Chamonix region near the Swiss border over the weekend. Ac...
Valais should be prepared for big quake

Valais should be prepared for big quake

Aug. 29, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
An earthquake, similar to the one that hit Italy last week, could happen in Switzerland by 2040, with the Valais regi...
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