2 Earthquakes in just 7 hours in Torrevieja

2 earthquakes of low magnitude on the Richter scale have been felt in Torrevieja and in various nearby towns.

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2 earthquakes of low magnitude on the Richter scale have been felt in Torrevieja and in various nearby towns.

Just 7 hours apart, the Vega Baja area has suffered 2 low intensity earthquakes.

The first of them, 2.6 degrees of intensity, was felt in Torrevieja and in various towns close by at 8:55 p.m. on Sunday, November 1st, 2020.

The second earthquake of 2.5 degrees of intensity was felt at 4:07 in the morning of November 2nd.

These 2 earthquakes have been felt in the towns of Torrevieja, Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos and San Miguel de Salinas, according to the National Geographic Institute.

The first tremor, had its epicenter in the sea, northwest of Torrevieja, at a latitude of 37.9955 degrees North and a longitude of -0.5664 degrees West, at a depth of 6 kilometers.

The second earthquake also had its epicenter in the sea, with coordinates similar to the previous one, but at a depth of 4Km.

terremoto torrevieja 1 de noviembre 2020

None of the 2 earthquakes have caused any incident, except frightening many residents of Torrevieja who noticed, they say, a strong tremor.

Almost 2 centuries ago, Torrevieja suffered a great earthquake

On March 21, 1829, an earthquake of 6.6 degrees on the Ritcher scale, devastated Torrevieja and several locations in the Vega Baja. This earthquake caused 389 deaths, 32 of which were in Torrevieja.


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