A magnitude 3 earthquake off the coast of Torrevieja
The earthquake was felt in Guardamar del Segura, Santa Pola, Rojales, Alicante, Elche and Sant Joan d'Alacant.
On June 18, an earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale rocked Vega Baja. The tremors were felt in the city of Torrevieja, as well as in some of the nearby municipalities of Guardamar del Segura, Santa Pola, Rojales, Alicante, Elche and Sant Joan d'Alacant.
A 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook Guardamar del Segura
According to experts from the National Geological Institute, the magnitude of the shocks was 3.1 on the Richter scale, the epicenter was in the sea off the coast of Torrevieja.
The people of Vega Baja were in a state of calm when they felt the jolt. According to the victims, the tremors lasted less than a minute, although many of them said that it was enough to feel them.
Third earthquake in a week
There have been two earthquakes in the area in the past week, and a total of three earthquakes this month. Thursday's quake is the strongest in six months, ahead of March 23 this year, which reached a magnitude of 2.3.