A seismic swarm of more than 300 earthquakes is currently rattling Noves De Segre, Lerida, Spain since January 18, 2017.This is exactly what happened just before the deadly M6.5 earthquake that hit the region in 1428, killing hundreds in Amer, Olot, Camprodón and Puigcerda. Sign of the next regional ‘Big One’? This new swarm of earthquakes has started on

February 18, 2017 and is centered very close to Seu de Urgell in southern Andorra. The most powerful earthquake has been a M3.6 a couple of days ago and yesterday another 3.0 rattled the region. In overall, more than 300 seismic tremors were recorded. The map shows that the earthquakes are primarily following the N-S direction, while at a very local scale, one can also observe a E-O evolution. READ MORE