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Lorca earthquake 'caused by groundwater extraction'

Scientists studying the fault beneath the Spanish city of Lorca say that groundwater removal may be implicated in a deadly 2011 earthquake there.
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The Murcia region is the most seismically active in the country, and some of the medieval buildings that were badly damaged in this event may have been weakened by past earthquakes in the area.
This event was particularly damaging because it occurred at a relatively shallow depth, about 10km (six miles) below the Earth's surface.

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A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has toppled several buildings in southern Spain, near the town of Lorca, killing at least four people, officials say.
The quake struck at a depth of just 1km (0.6 miles), some 120km south-west of Alicante, at 1850 (1650 GMT), the US Geological Survey reported.

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A moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred at 16:47:26 (UTC) on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in the Spain region, 50 km SW of Murcia, at a Depth of 1 km

Location 37.697N, 1.556W



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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 22:08:10 (UTC) on Sunday, April 11, 2010, in the Spain region, 25 km SE of Granada, at a Depth of 616.7 km

Location 37.078N, 3.470W

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August 12th, 2007 8:47 GMT: An earthquake which registered a 4.7 magnitude in Ciudad Real, has been felt all over Spain with more intensity in the centre of the country.
Residents in the surroundings of Madrid reported at least 5 seconds of shaking.

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