A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Albox in Spain on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 7.84 km, -2.1386° West, 37.4306° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.84 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:56:23 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arfq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arfq. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 01:56:23 / September 20, 2017 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Almería (c. 188 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lorca (c. 91 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mazarrón (c. 35 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Águilas (c. 34 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Totana (c. 29 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pozo Alcón, Mazarrón, Almería (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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 NNE of Albox, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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