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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Albox in Spain



Earthquake location 37.3832S, -2.1387WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Albox in Spain. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 18:55:28 / October 29, 2015 @ 6:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:55:28 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -2.1387° West, latitude 37.3832° North, depth = 0 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: us200040kb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040kb.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Almería (c. 188 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lorca (c. 91 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mazarrón (c. 35 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Águilas (c. 34 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Totana (c. 29 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pozo Alcón, Mazarrón, Vícar (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km ESE of Albox, Spain.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -2.1387° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ESE of Albox, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-29 18:55:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 20:57:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200040kb Id of event.
Event Code 200040kb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040kb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. pat farmer

    Live in Cantoria and definitely heard a bang and felt the building shake.

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