A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Atarfe in Spain. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000d3it. Event ids that are associated: us7000d3it. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 21:54:55 / January 26, 2021 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.7206 West, latitude 37.2304 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:54:55 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andújar, Puente-Genil, Bujalance (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Antequera (c. 45 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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