A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cortes de la Frontera in Spain. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8mr. Id of event: us6000c8mr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -5.3689 West, latitude 36.6414 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 00:58:49 / October 16, 2020 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:58:49 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Puebla del Río, Herrera, Fuentes de Andalucía. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jerez de la Frontera (c. 207 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Marbella (c. 134 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cadiz (c. 126 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dos Hermanas (c. 122 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Algeciras (c. 116 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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: 3 km NW of Cortes de la Frontera, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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