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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Mula in Spain

Earthquake location 38.0203S, -1.4917WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Mula in Spain on Friday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:20 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.63 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -1.4917 West, latitude 38.0203 North, depth = 10.63 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dc71. Event ids that are associated: us2000dc71. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 19:08:20 / March 2, 2018 @ 7:08 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caudete, Cuevas del Almanzora, Villena (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lorca (c. 91 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Orihuela (c. 86 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km S of Mula, Spain.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -1.4917° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0203° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of Mula, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-02 19:08:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 22:45:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 0.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dc71 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc71 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc71, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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