Murcia rattled by 2.5 magnitude earthquake

Murcia Rumbles: 2.5 Magnitude Quake Hits Image : IGN

MURCIA experienced a 2.5 magnitude earthquake on March 29 at 7:39 p.m., as reported by the National Geographic Institute (IGN). The quake reached a depth of 4 kilometres.

Emergency Response and Coordination

The Emergency Coordination Centre received at least seven calls related to the seismic activity, originating from areas such as El Valle Golf, Santo Ángel, La Alberca, and Algezares. Reports from IGN also indicated tremors felt in El Palmar, Baños y Mendigo, Los Garres, and El Ranero. While no significant damage was reported, the event stirred concern among locals.

Impact Assessment and Damage Reports

Seismic activity, although relatively common in the region due to its geological composition, has been more common in recent months and serves as a reminder of the importance of preparedness and response measures. Authorities urge everyone to stay informed and follow safety protocols during such occurrences.

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Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!