Quake off coast of Puerto
An earthquake off the coast of Puerto de la Cruz was felt by a number of people, even though it measured just 2.8 on the Richter scale.
Spain’s Instututo Geogáfico Nacional (IGN) reported its epicentre was in the ocean, 28 kilometres down. It happened at 4.50pm on February 17th.
One person also commented that there had been a strong smell of sulphur which was detected on a footpath in the mountains above Santa Ursula.