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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 3 km NW of Alcala del Valle, Spain

Earthquake location 36.9274S, -5.2012WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Alcala del Valle in Spain on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 09:35:47 / October 25, 2019 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us600062ul. Unique identifier: us600062ul. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:35:47 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -5.2012° West, 36.9274° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Espartinas, Acalá del Río, Bollullos de la Mitación (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sevilla (c. 703 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Málaga (c. 568 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Jerez de la Frontera (c. 207 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Marbella (c. 134 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dos Hermanas (c. 122 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Algeciras (c. 116 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mijas (c. 73 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NW of Alcala del Valle, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -5.2012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9274° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NW of Alcala del Valle, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-25 09:35:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-25 09:53:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 312 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 0.929 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600062ul Id of event.
Event Code 600062ul An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600062ul, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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