The Malta Independent 30 March 2023, Thursday
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Malta hit by another tremor measuring 5.2 on Richter scale

Monday, 30 January 2023, 21:17 Last update: about 3 months ago

Another earthquake was felt in Malta on Monday evening, with many this time taking to social media to state that it was the strongest and longest yet across a spate of tremors in the past weeks.

The University of Malta’s seismic centre reported that the earthquake measured 5.2 on the Richter Scale, and that its epicentre was located in the sea around 113 kilometres south of Malta and at a depth of 10 kilometres.


Scores of people living in pretty much all localities on the island shared on social media that they had felt the tremor.

It is the 15th tremor in around three weeks, all of which have been in a largely similar area of sea to the south of Malta.

No damage related to any of the earthquakes has been reported, and experts have said that the heightened seismic activity is not a rare phenomenon and is nothing to be worried about.

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