Residents in the region have described how they had been getting used to being shaken awake at night in recent weeks.

One local named Martine, who lives in the village of Montgellafray, told Europe1 radio: “The noise is like a storm coming from far way. Everything shakes. I said ‘that’s it, all the tiles are going to break.

“The last earthquake was really frightening. Since the end of August it has never stopped. Every two days there is one and they are getting more common.”

via French Alps rocked by 140 earthquakes in just 40 days – raising avalanche fears and panic that a mega-quake could be on its way

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