A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Crevillente in Spain. Global time and date of event 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 15:28:28 / November 23, 2016 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10.8 km, -0.877° West, 38.2507° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:28:28 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007cud. Event ids that are associated: us10007cud.
Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hellín, Totana, la Nucia. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 occurred nearby.
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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: 5 km W of Crevillente, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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