Second Murcia earthquake in 7 days between Lorca and Aguilas
A 2.3-magnitude tremor was registered in the municipality of Lorca During the early hours of Thursday January 13, at around 2am, an earthquake was registered by the National Geographic Institute (IGN) within the municipality of Lorca.   This is the second seismic tremor of 2022, after a 2.7-magnitude earthquake was felt in Cieza on Friday January 7.   Thursday’s tremor registered 2.3 on the Richter magnitude scale and was unlikely..

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2.5 tonnes of toxic asbestos waste removed from Lorca countryside
Lorca council (Murcia) removed 33 tonnes of waste in total from three different points in the municipality The Town Hall in Lorca has undertaken various clean-up operations during the month of December to remove several tonnes of waste from natural areas within the municipality, including dangerous materials such as asbestos. In total 33 tonnes were removed from the ramblas (dry riverbeds) of Biznaga and Béjar and from Camino Casa Mella..

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Illegally modified electric scooters cause more road accidents
Young riders in the Region of Murcia are modifying their scooters to go faster, and they are becoming more fashionable amongst drug dealers Police sources in Murcia have reported that more people are trying to pimp their eco-friendly ride, tricking out electric scooters to make them go faster, which is leading to an increase in traffic accidents.   The maximum speed limit allowed for electric scooters on roads in Spain is 25 kilometres..

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