A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Atarfe in Spain on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:49:49 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcq4. Id of event: us6000dcq4. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 18:49:49 / January 28, 2021 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -3.7049° West, 37.2146° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Casariche, Úbeda, El Ejido (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from El Ejido (c. 84 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 1 km SW of Atarfe, Spain.
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