Tuesday, September 28

Six earthquakes detected in the Alboran Sea, the largest with an intensity of 4.9 degrees

The National Geographic Institute has reported this Saturday of six new seismic movements with an epicenter in the south of the Alboran Sea. According to data published by this institution, the first of these seismic movements was detected at 1:20 p.m., at a depth of zero kilometers and with a magnitude of 4.9 degrees according to the revised calculation. Later, three other earthquakes were detected: one at 1:27 p.m., also at a depth of zero kilometers but with a magnitude of 3.1 degrees; another at 1:30 p.m., in this case at a depth of five kilometers and 3.3 degrees of intensity; and at 1:32 p.m. another one was detected, at a depth of nine kilometers and with an intensity of 2.5 degrees.

Minutes later, specifically at 1:39 p.m., a new earthquake was registered at a depth of two kilometers and 2.5 degrees of magnitude, and the sixth earthquake, located at 2:09 p.m. with a depth of five kilometers and a magnitude of 3.6 according to the revised calculation.

These seismic movements are added to the series of earthquakes detected in recent months in the southern area of ​​the Alboran Sea, which between April 17 and August 12 recorded about 1,500 earthquakes of varying intensity, some of which were felt in Melilla, Almería, Granada or Malaga. Regarding these new earthquakes, the Andalusian unified emergency service 112 has received a warning in Granada and six in Malaga.