12 Feb '12, 11am

Earthquake shakes Switzerland, no damage reported.

GENEVA (AP) - The Swiss Seismological Service says a moderate earthquake shook Switzerland with the epicentre in the north-central canton (state) Zug and Lake Zurich area. The Zurich-based service said on Sunday that the magnitude-4.2 quake could be felt around much of Switzerland on Saturday night, and some minor damage was possible but unlikely. There were no immediate reports of any damage. Switzerland is an area of moderate seismic activity - most do not exceed a magnitude of 3 - and the last earthquake that caused damage was in 1991 in the south-east canton of Graubuenden.

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