Earthquakes The African Plate is obliquely converging with the Eurasian Plate at about 5 mm/year. Spain lies on the Eurasian Plate just to the north of its boundary with the African Plate. AN earthquake off the coast of Alicante was felt across several towns last night. Earthquakes in Spain today. 2008-09-07 19:52:38 UTC 2.8 magnitude, 10 km depth Alicante, Valencia, Spain 2.8 magnitude earthquake 2008-09-07 19:52:38 UTC at 19:52 September 07, 2008 UTC Latest earthquakes near Villena, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, past 30 days Updated 12 Dec 2020 05:46 GMT - There were 6 small quakes between magnitudes 1.0 … Latest earthquakes near Ibi, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, past 30 days Updated 14 Dec 2020 07:15 GMT - During the past 30 days, Ibi had 1 quake of magnitude 2.0. Find articles, news, videos, pictures, links and facts about Spain. The earthquake struck near the 124 miles long Mediterranean coastline of Costa Blanca, Spain. 4.9 magnitude earthquake 1981-03-05 01:21:49 UTC at 01:21 March 05, 1981 UTC Location: Epicenter at 38.492, 0.137 18.2 km from Calp (11.2 miles) Residents in Torrevieja, Costa Blanca, Spain, reported feeling several earthquakes, one last night at 9.0 pm and one at 04.00 am this morning. Biggest quake today: 1.7 quake 5.2 km north of Pinoso, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, 12 Dec 5:15 am (GMT +1) Look up past earthquakes: Select year/month all 2020 Dec 2020 Nov 2020 Oct 2020 Sep 2020 Aug 2020 Jul 2020 Jun 2020 May 2020 Apr 2020 Mar 2020 Feb 2020 Jan 2020 all 2019 Dec 2019 Nov 2019 Oct 2019 4.5 magnitude earthquake 2011-05-11 15:05:13 UTC at 15:05 May 11, 2011 UTC Location: Epicenter at 37.693, -1.673 3.2 km from Lorca (2.2 miles) The area, popular with British holidaymakers, was hit by a deadly earthquake … Earthquakes in Alicante. The southernmost part of Spain is the zone with the highest seismicity in the country. All information you need to know about Spain. Traveling even further back in time, we know that in the year 1048 Orihuela lived the first peninsular earthquake of which we have records. 2.6 earthquake – 10.3 km E of Torrevieja, Spain, Sunday, 1 Nov 8.55 pm. The 3.6 magnitude quake struck at around 9:33pm, according to the National Geographic Institute (IGN). The local mosque was destroyed in this event. In the history of Spain, it can be said that Alicante is one of the Spanish provinces most affected by earthquakes in the last 500 years. Spain earthquake latest breaking news and updates, information, look at maps, watch videos and view photos and more. The first quake was a minor one- the report was: Minor mag. Costa Blanca was struck by an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale yesterday.