Earthquake felt in Cheb in early hours of Monday

A strong earthquake was felt in the Cheb district in Western Bohemia at around 2AM on Monday. Three tremors were recorded by a seismograph in Nový Kostel, the strongest of which was 4.2 on the Richter scale, reported. The epicentre was across the border in Germany. Earthquakes are felt relatively often in Cheb but few have a magnitude of over 4.0.

Author: Ian Willoughby