A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maracena in Spain. Exact location of earthquake, -3.6628° West, 37.2035° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dcie. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcie. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:18 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 21:44:18 / January 26, 2021 @ 9:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro del Río, Baeza, El Ejido (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Ejido (c. 84 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km W of Maracena, Spain.
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