A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Chauchina in Spain. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 11:15:24 / January 23, 2021 @ 11:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:15:24 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.7557 West, latitude 37.1745 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2nq. Unique identifier: us7000d2nq.
Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Torremolinos (c. 65 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pozo Alcón, Alora, Puente-Genil (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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 SSE of Chauchina, Spain. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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