Earthquake in Algeria felt in Mallorca

Earthquake in Algeria.

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake in the northeast of Algeria was felt in Manacor, Palma and Llucmajor on Thursday. According to the Spanish National Geographic Institute, the epicentre was between the Algerian cities of Bugía and Jijel.

In February 2020, a magnitude 2-3 earthquake shocked residents in towns in Pla and Llevant. The epicentre of that tremor was between Petra and Manacor at a depth of 9 kilometres.

Two low intensity earthquakes have also been felt in the Municipality of Sant Joan. A magnitude 2.1 earthquake was confirmed in Sa Bastida on November 2011 and a magnitude 1.8 tremor shook es Pagos on February 8, 2012. There was no damage on either occasion.

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