A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cortes de la Frontera in Spain. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000dsmh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dsmh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 11:13:20 / April 26, 2018 @ 11:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -5.396° West, 36.557° North. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:20 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Jerez de la Frontera (c. 207 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Marbella (c. 134 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cadiz (c. 126 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Algeciras (c. 116 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Fernando (c. 96 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from El Puerto de Santa María (c. 87 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pedrera, Rota, Marchena.
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 has occurred nearby. 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.
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