SPAIN’S Instituto Geográfico Nacional recorded an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale at 13:38 this afternoon.

Centered upon the Montellano area in the Sevilla province the quake and subsequent smaller aftershocks were felt in some high-rise buildings as far away as Malaga.

Although the 112 emergency services handled many calls this afternoon there are no reports of injuries or serious damage to property.