A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Villanueva de Tapia in Spain on Sunday. Global time and date of event 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 07:47:33 / June 17, 2018 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000euzd. Id of event: us1000euzd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -4.2939 West, latitude 37.1202 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:47:33 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jaén, Porcuna, Écija (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mijas (c. 73 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fuengirola (c. 71 500 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Villanueva de Tapia, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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