Second EARTHQUAKE in five days rocks Spain’s Costa Blanca LAST NIGHT

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COSTA BLANCA EARTHQUAKE: The magnitude 3.1 quake was recorded at a depth of just 4km in the Mediterranean Sea just off the coast of Torrevieja. Photo credit: Shutterstock / IGN

SPAIN’S Costa Blanca was rocked by a second earthquake in a week last night (Thursday) at 8.36 pm local time prompting calls to the 112 emergency services control centre.

The magnitude 3.1 quake was recorded at a depth of just 4km in the Mediterranean Sea just off the coast of Torrevieja – an area popular with expats and holidaymakers.

Last night’s earthquake was felt across a wide area with calls to the emergency services from Alicante (13), Santa Pola (5), Torrevieja (4) Elche (3), El Campello (2), Elda (2), Gandia and San Juan (both one).

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There are no reports of personal injury or material damage however.

It comes just a few days after another quake, with a magnitude of 4.0, was registered in the area on Sunday.

Earthquake rumbles Spain’s Costa Blanca


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