Axarquía at earthquake risk, says study

Málaga city and western Costa del Sol are at lower risk

Officials during the presentation of the earthquake risk map

OVER 20 municipalities in the Axarquía and the north-east of Málaga have been named on a list of those at a greater risk of damage from a high intensity earthquake. Those on the western Costa del Sol and the city of Málaga are less likely to be affected, according to a seismic hazard map released last week by the provincial government.

Compiled with the Spanish Association of Seismic Engineering, the study says the likelihood of a severe earthquake increases with proximity to the Granada fault line.

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