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It came after the province was hit by a wave of tremors, including three with a magnitude greater than 4. The pre-emergency phase of the Emergency Plan for Seismic Risk was last night declared in Granada. It sees authorities closely monitor the situation.

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Andalusia's 112 emergency services tweeted: "Granada is now in the pre-emergency phase against seismic risk.

"This level is characterised by monitoring and assessing the phenomenon as well as by providing information to authorities and the population."

The delegate of the Andalusian Government in Granada, Pablo García, declared the pre-emergency phase at 11.30pm on Tuesday.

As well as the three bigger quakes, more than 12 aftershocks were recorded and emergency services received hundreds of calls.

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Granada earthquakeGranada has ordered a state of pre-emergency after a series of tremors (Image: GETTY)

Granada earthquakePeople gathered outside following the quakes (Image: EPA)

The 112 service said on Twitter: "Up to three seismic movements with a magnitude greater than 4 on the Richter scale and more than half a dozen lower intensity aftershocks have been recorded in the area of #SantaFe #Atarfe #Chauchina and #CúllarVega."

President of the region of Andalusia, Juan Manuel Moreno, said aftershocks had also been felt in Malaga.

He said: "Tremors do not stop in the province of Granada and tonight several aftershocks have just occurred, some have also been felt in Malaga.

"I’m very aware of its evolution.

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