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Environment/Nature news & information for Granada province

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale
Environment Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 4 on the Richter scale shook the Granada-province town of Cijuela at exactly 09.42 this morning, sparking dozens of calls to the emergency services. Nobody was hurt and no damage has been reported...

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed
Environment Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Earthquake of 3.3 in Granada province goes unnoticed

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale shook the province of Granada in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) – but failed to wake the neighbours. According to the National Geographical Institute (IGN),...

Earthquake of 3.9 in Granada province
Environment Tue, Aug 1, 2017

Earthquake of 3.9 in Granada province

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 3.9 on the Richter scale gave residents in the province of Granada a rude awakening last night (Monday) and led to emergency service calls from at least 10 towns and villages. The epicentre of the...

Granada province rocked by 17 earthquakes over Christmas
Environment Tue, Dec 27, 2011

Granada province rocked by 17 earthquakes over Christmas

A TURBULENT Christmas was spent by residents in the province of Granada this year with a total of 17 earthquakes recorded between the early hours of Christmas Eve and late at night on Christmas Day. Starting at 07.44hrs...

British walker buried in Sierra Nevada avalanche
Environment Mon, Feb 21, 2011

British walker buried in Sierra Nevada avalanche

The search continues this morning for a British man buried in an avalanche in the Barranco San Juan in Sierra Nevada yesterday. The 42-year-old man, an experienced hiker who lives in Zafarraya (Granada), was out walking...

No damage after Granada earthquake
Environment Mon, Apr 12, 2010

No damage after Granada earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale in the town of Dúrcal (Granada) was felt at various different points along the Granada coast in the early hours of this morning, but has not caused any damage to...

Roof falls in killing British couple
Environment Mon, Feb 22, 2010

Roof falls in killing British couple

A British couple died this afternoon after a house collapsed on them in the town of Rubite near Motril in Granada. Christopher and Christine M. aged 64 and 63 respectively from nearby La Mamola were visiting friends in...

Earthquake in Granada province
Environment Fri, Nov 6, 2009

Earthquake in Granada province

AN earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale has hit the province of Granada. Its epicentre was said to be in Ventas de Huelma at around 06.40hrs on Thursday morning, according to emergency services. The tremor was...

Environment Mon, Oct 1, 2007

Minor tremor felt in Granada town

A statement from the National Geographical Institute informs that an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt this morning in and around the town of Alhama de Granada, that was its epicentre. The tremor...

Divers find body of German storm victim
Environment Sat, Sep 22, 2007

Divers find body of German storm victim

The body of a 43 year old German man who went missing during yesterday's torrential rains was found by divers in an underground garage during the early hours of this morning. It seems that Stephan drowned after...

Sierra Nevada blaze destroys 2,500 hectares
Environment Sat, Sep 24, 2005

Sierra Nevada blaze destroys 2,500 hectares

The fire in the Alpujarras mountains was brought under control overnight, and the two tourists responsible have been released from police custody. The fire started in the El Tollo area on Thursday and has already...

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