A 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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