TREMOR: The earthquake was recorded north of Malaga City

AN earthquake has been recorded in the early hours of this morning.

The magnitude 3.5 quake struck Andalucia at around 1:16am in Malaga province.

The epicentre was recorded at a shallow depth of 5km below the surface close to the town of Villanueva de Algaidas.

SHAKEN: The epicentre of the event was close to the town of Villanueva de Algaidas

No material damage or harm to human health has been reported.

A total of seven aftershocks of between magnitude 1.5 and three were also registered in the three hours after the main event.

Spain’s National Geographic Institute (IGN) provided the data on the tremor.

A resident of Villanueva de Algaida and two more from Archidona called the emergency services following the occurrence.

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