Small quake shakes eastern France

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STRASBOURG, May 12 (AFP) - A moderate earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale shook eastern France early on Thursday, the Earth Sciences Observatory at Strasbourg announced.

STRASBOURG, May 12 (AFP) - A moderate earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale shook eastern France early on Thursday, the Earth Sciences Observatory at Strasbourg announced.  

The quake struck in the area of the eastern town of Mulhouse at 3:38 am, it said.  

It put the epicentre of the quake at 47.29 degrees north latitude and 7.67 degrees east longitude.

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