A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Huarte-Uharte in Spain. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:38 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:21:38 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -1.5827 West, latitude 42.8717 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3hi. Id of event: us6000c3hi.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orthez, Lekeitio, Durango. Close country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Gasteiz / Vitoria (c. 235 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Pamplona (c. 198 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Donostia / San Sebastián (c. 185 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Logroño (c. 152 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Irun (c. 61 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Bayonne (c. 44 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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