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Two earthquakes of 2.5 and 2.4 shake Fuerteventura

Two tremors shook Fuerteventura last night . The first of them, registered by the National Geographic Institute (IGN) at 21.16 hours this Monday of 2.5 degrees took place on the northwest coast of Pájara , in Fuerteventura. The earthquake took place less than 5 kilometers from the coastline, about 5 kilometers deep, specifically at latitude 28.4314 and longitude -14.230.

The earthquake, according to the IGN report, was felt by the population in the towns of Agua de Bueyes, in Antigua, in the old town of Antigua, in Toto, Pájara and in the Santa Inés Valley in Betancuria.

Minutes later, around 9:19 p.m., the IGN detected another 2.4-degree earthquake in the west of Betancuria at a depth of 17 kilometers, specifically at latitude 28.4147 and longitude -14.1343. This tremor was not felt by the population as it was the first of greater intensity.

In the last three days the IGN has registered six tremors in the surroundings of the islands, below 2 degrees except for the two registered on Monday in Fuerteventura.




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