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Light earthquake 4 mag, 1 km WNW of Santafé, Spain

Earthquake location 37.1931S, -3.7358WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santafé in Spain on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:36:33 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -3.7358° West, latitude 37.1931° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 21:36:33 / January 26, 2021 @ 9:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000dcif. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcif.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguilar, Arjona, Mengibar. Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Granada (c. 234 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jaén (c. 116 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Antequera (c. 45 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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 WNW of Santafé, Spain.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -3.7358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1931° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km WNW of Santafé, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-26 21:36:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-28 00:37:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.11 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dcif Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcif An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcif, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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