A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Fuente Vaqueros in Spain. The temblor was picked up at 23:09:09 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 23:09:09 / December 2, 2020 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cmba. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmba. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.7963 West, latitude 37.2424 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montilla, Aguilar, Mengibar (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km NNW of Fuente Vaqueros, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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