A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Abanilla in Spain. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g811. Unique identifier: us1000g811. Exact location of earthquake, -1.0461° West, 38.275° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:03 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 14:40:03 / August 13, 2018 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was l’Alfàs del Pi, Lorca, la Nucia. Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lorca (c. 91 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km N of Abanilla, Spain.
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