Yet another quake near Brussels

4th March 2009, Comments 2 comments

There has been a series of quakes in Brabant-Wallon in recent months.

There has been yet another earthquake near Brussels. The epicentre of the quake was located in Brabant-Wallon in and around the town of Ottignies and the Cour-Saint-Etienne area.

It measured 2.9 on the Richter scale.

The quake was felt on the outskirts of Brussels and as far as Namur province.

It was the heaviest earthquake since July 2008.

There has been a series of quakes in Brabant-Wallon in recent months. It all started last summer.

There are no reports of damage this time.

Many of the quakes were barely felt.

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2 Comments To This Article

  • Brian Flack posted:

    on 5th March 2009, 13:38:30 - Reply

    This is an outrageous error - Ottignies and Court-St-Etienne are both in Brabant-Wallon!
  • Matt posted:

    on 4th March 2009, 15:18:17 - Reply

    "The epicentre of the quake was located in Flemish Brabant in and around the town of Ottignies and the Cour-Saint-Etienne area.". I think you'll find these places are in Wallonia!