A 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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