A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bigastro in Spain. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.17 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e422. Unique identifier: us1000e422. Exact location of event, longitude -0.8882 West, latitude 37.9971 North, depth = 7.17 km. The temblor was reported at 18:26:46 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 17:26:46 / May 11, 2018 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calasparra, Ibi, Onil (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km S of Bigastro, Spain. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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