Wednesday, November 23, 2011

El Hierro Registered 6 Earthquakes in the Night

El Hierro Registered 6 Earthquake in the Night

DIARIOELHIERRO.ES, writing (23.11.2011. 6:27 pm)

The National Geographic Institute (IGN) has registered on the island of El Hierro until 4:57 am this Wednesday, November 23, a total of six earthquakes measuring between 1.7 and 2.4 magnitude on the Richter scale.

The largest earthquake detected so far, has been the 2.4 magnitude. This earthquake occurred at 4:28 am this morning, in northwest Frontera and 17 kilometers deep.

According to the National Geographic Institute (IGN), and could be subject to change, the 6 earthquakes have been located in the northwest and west of the town of La Frontera, in the sea, and between 15 and 20 kilometers deep.

Two Earthquakes were felt yesterday

For its part, the National Geographic Institute (IGN) registered yesterday, Tuesday, two earthquakes of 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale felt by the population. The first was recorded at 16:46 pm in the Northwest Frontera, 22 kilometers deep.

The second was located is also located in the northwestern Frontera and 17 kilometers deep.

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