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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 62 km SE of Torremolinos, Spain



Earthquake location 36.1855S, -4.0619WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Torremolinos in Spain on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 17:19:02 / November 3, 2017 @ 5:19 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -4.0619 West, latitude 36.1855 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:19:02 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhwg. Unique identifier: us2000bhwg.

Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Marbella (c. 134 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mijas (c. 73 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fuengirola (c. 71 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Torremolinos (c. 65 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pizarra, Marbella, Coín.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SE of Torremolinos, Spain. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -4.0619° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SE of Torremolinos, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-03 17:19:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 18:41:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 234 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 1.753 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bhwg Id of event.
Event Code 2000bhwg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bhwg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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