Malaga Earthquake tremor

Posted By Chris Newsham / January 25, 2016 / In the news / 0 Comments

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain – damaging hundreds of properties and closing schools.

The 20-mile deep quake hit at 5.22am (local time), 39 miles north of the Moroccan city of Al Hoceima and 102 miles east-southeast of Gibraltar, the US Geological Survey said.

It was followed by six aftershocks including a 5.3-magnitude tremor.

There were no immediate reports of any fatalities.

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