A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Albunuelas in Spain on Tuesday. Event id: us2000a329. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a329. The temblor was detected at 00:16:54 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -3.6277° West, 36.9125° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 23:16:54 / July 31, 2017 @ 11:16 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Ejido (c. 84 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Torremolinos (c. 65 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vícar, Alhaurín de la Torre, Alcaudete.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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