Earthquake with an epicentre in the Alboran Sea felt in Malaga

Earthquake with an epicenter in the Alboran Sea felt in Malaga. Image - Quake Info

AN earthquake was felt in Malaga with the epicentre in the Alboran Sea early in the afternoon this Saturday, August 28.


An earthquake was felt in Malaga with the epicentre in the Alboran Sea early in the afternoon this Saturday, August 28. The earthquake was 4.9 on the Richter scale.
According to information from the National Geographic Institute (IGN) website, the earthquake happened at 1:20pm.
So far there have been 11 aftershocks of 3.2 (13:24 hours), 3.1 (13:27), 3.3 (13:30), 2.6 (13:31), 2.5 (13.32), 2.5 (13.39), 3.6 (14:09), 2.6 (14:58), 2.5 (15:07), 2.5 (15:24) and 2.6 (15:44).
According to the data, the earthquake has been registered at 0 kilometres in depth and there has been no evidence or reports of personal or material damage.
The earthquake, however, was felt in several provinces of Andalucia including Torremolinos, Malaga, Nerja, Velez-Malaga, Torrox, Fuengirola and Calahonda.
Many people took to social media to write their accounts of how they felt the earthquake and where.
The last tremor that was felt in Malaga occurred two weeks ago in Granada and was delt in many provinces.


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