Small earthquake in Andalusia, not much damage

5th January 2007, Comments 0 comments

5 January 2007, MALAGA — A small earthquake registering 3.8 on the Richter scale struck parts of Malaga and Granada early on Friday.

5 January 2007

MALAGA — A small earthquake registering 3.8 on the Richter scale struck parts of Malaga and Granada early on Friday.

There was no serious damage or injuries, but nearly two hundred people called the emergency services.

The epicentre of the quake was in Santa Fe to the west of Granada.

Hundreds felt the tremor in Granada, and the town of Armilla, Loja, Santa Fe, La Zubia, Ogíjares, Cijuela and the city of Malaga and some parts of Murcia.

Residents in Santa Fe  said they felt "nervous and worried" but were reassured by police.

It is the strongest quake to hit this part of Spain for the past three years.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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