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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Jacarilla in Spain

Earthquake location 38.0424S, -0.8683WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Jacarilla in Spain on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000adve. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adve. Exact location of event, longitude -0.8683 West, latitude 38.0424 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 03:51:14 / June 27, 2020 @ 3:51 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:51:14 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villajoyosa, Calasparra, Caudete (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km S of Jacarilla, Spain.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -0.8683° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0424° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km S of Jacarilla, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-27 03:51:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 21:08:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.466 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000adve Id of event.
Event Code 7000adve An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000adve, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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