A 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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