Magnitude 5 quake strikes Spain, 73 km west of Albacete

A magnitude 5 earthquake shook central and eastern Spain on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

Reuters| Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Madrid: A magnitude 5 earthquake shook central and eastern Spain on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake`s epicentre was close to the town of Ossa de Montiel, 170 km (105 miles) south of Madrid, at a depth of about 15 km, according to Spain`s National Institute of Seismology. It gave a magnitude of 5.2 for the earthquake.

Buildings could be felt shaking as far as Madrid, according to Reuters witnesses. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.