TREMORS: Spanish islands rocked by earthquake this morning

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TREMORS: Spanish islands rocked by earthquake this morning. Photo: National Geographic Institute


A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded between Spain’ Gran Canaria and Tenerife in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday May 22.

According to the National Geographic Institute, the tremor had a depth of 24 kilometres in an area known as the Enmedio Volcano.

The quake took place at around 7:45am.

This type of seismological activity is quite common in the Canary Islands due to its geographical location.

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