Magnitude 3 quake had epicentre in Hondón de los Frailes

An earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale with its epicentre in Hondón de los Frailes has been felt in several parts of the province. Although the area it was most noticed was in Elche and Crevillente, it was also felt in Vega Baja towns like Dolores and Albatera.

The tremor was registered at 4:28pm this afternoon (Wednesday, November 25th) according to the National Geographic Institute. It did not cause any kind of damage – neither to people nor property – although the 112 emergency telephone number did receive calls from residents of various places around the province, including Dolores and Albatera.  

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