Early morning earthquake at sea on the Costa Blanca

AT SEA: Epicentre of this morning's earthquake was 4km from the coast. CREDIT: Instituto Geografico Nacional

Early risers may have felt the tremors of a low intensity earthquake in Gran Alacant just after 4.30 this morning.

Measuring just 1.9 degrees on the Richter scale, the epicentre was at sea 4km from the coast, and 3km deep.

 

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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