Saturday, October 16

An earthquake of 3.6 degrees shakes the Pyrenees of Lleida and Andorra without causing damage

An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale shook the Lleida Pyrenees and part of the principality of Andorra this Monday morning, a tremor that has been widely perceived by the population but has not caused damage.

As reported by the Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia (ICGC), the earthquake originated on the earth’s surface at 10:23 am today, with its epicenter in Les Valls de Valira (Lleida), near the border with Andorra, in the Catalan region of Alt Urgell, although it has been perceived in the rest of the Pyrenean regions of Lleida and also in Andorra.

This is the second earthquake of a certain magnitude perceived in the Pyrenees, after another earthquake last Friday, this one of magnitude 3.5, was registered in the Girona Pyrenees near the border with France, also without causing damage. The earthquake of last Friday, the 8th, had its epicenter in the town of Setcases (Girona), also in the Pyrenees.

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