SPAIN’S National Geographic Institute (IGN) has registered six small earthquakes in the Granada area of Andalucia in just one afternoon.
Six low-intensity earthquakes were recorded yesterday afternoon (Monday) between 2.29pm and 10.56pm and ranging between 1.5 and 2.8 on the Richter scale.
The first had its epicentre in the municipality of Otura, the second in the Granada capital at 3.12pm (magnitude 2.8), the third (2.4) in Armilla at 3.48pm, fourth (1.5) in Huétor Vega at 5.06pm, fifth (2.2) in Armilla at 6.41pm and the last (2.4) in Ogíjares at 10.56pm.
The 112 Andalucia emergency control centre reported that there was no material damage, no casualties and that, according to the experts, the release of energy in small earthquakes avoids its concentration into a larger one.
⭕ Esta noche se ha producido un nuevo sismo en este caso en #Ogíjares #Granada.
✔ No ha habido daños materiales.
✔ No ha habido heridos.
✔ La liberación de energía en pequeños sismos evita su concentración e irrupción en uno mayor, según indican los expertos. #NoTeAlarmes pic.twitter.com/rCrvmGmZUo
— Emergencias 112 (@E112Andalucia) September 10, 2018