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4.0-magnitude quake strikes France

Jan. 6, 2013 at 9:58 AM   |   Comments

LOURDES, France, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Lourdes in southwest France early Sunday, the French Central Bureau of Seismology said.

The quake happened at 12:26 a.m. and was centered about 9 miles away from Lourdes in the Haute-Pyrenees region, Radio France Internationale reported.

Police and firefighters said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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