A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Empuriabrava in Spain. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040cq. Id of event: us200040cq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 00:37:45 / October 29, 2015 @ 12:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 5.26 km, 3.149° East, 42.2085° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.26 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:45 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tona, Arenys de Mar, Canet de Mar. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Perpignan (c. 110 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Girona (c. 96 200 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Figueres (c. 43 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Blanes (c. 40 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vic (c. 39 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Lloret de Mar (c. 39 400 pop). Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), France (c. 64 768 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSE of Empuriabrava, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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