A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Alcoy in Spain on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:25:08 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -0.502 West, latitude 38.679 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c9lp. Event ids that are associated: us7000c9lp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 04:25:08 / November 3, 2020 @ 4:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Orihuela (c. 86 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Gandia (c. 80 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Miguel de Salinas, Catarroja, Albal (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SW of Alcoy, Spain. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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