An unusually strong earthquake hit southeastern France on Monday, seriously injuring at least one person, authorities said.
“I was leaning against the oven in my mothers bakery when I felt the tremor,” said Victoria Brielle, a resident in Privas, some 25 kilometres from the quakes epicentre.
“A customers crockery toppled over and everything broke,” she said.
Another resident in the area, Didier Levy, who lives in a 15th century castle, told AFP that “chandeliers were still trembling” several minutes after the quake.
Levy, who said his dog starting barked even before humans felt the tremors, added: “I have never experienced anything like it, I could feel the trembling even though these walls are one metre thick.”
One person was seriously hurt when a scaffolding collapsed, the regional governors office said.
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