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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - E CALPE/CALP.A on Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake  - E CALPE/CALP.A on Wednesday, 25 July 2018
25 Jul 23:50 UTC: First to report: IGN after 5 minutes.
Jul 26 00:09: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 25 July 2018 23:45 UTC
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.6374°N / 0.1367°E (Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) E of Calp (pop: 29,700)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Teulada (pop: 14,600)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Benissa (pop: 13,200)
103 km (64 mi) SE of Valencia (pop: 814,200)
132 km (82 mi) NE of Murcia (pop: 436,900)
384 km (239 mi) SE of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 25 Jul 23:45 UTCM 3.1E CALPE/CALP.AIGN
Wed, 25 Jul 23:45 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km SPAINEMSC

User reports for this quake (192)

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Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Paraiso Mar, Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
10.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calpe urb Carrio / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe La Empedrola (215.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First time I felt iT . I was surprises about the noise ir makes A lot of Noorse inside my house
Javea (17.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In bed listening to radio when the bed shuddered.
Calpe / Weak shaking (MMI III)
6.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Moraira Calle Rio Sil / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened from sleep by shaking
Cometa III urbanisation of Calpe in Alicante Provi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 3 to 4 seconds of vibration aftershock that rattled cabinets in upper storey of house
Los Calistros, Benitachell, Alicante / Light shaking (MMI IV) : strong and noisy, like being under an underground station. 26th July, 16:35 hours
Benissa Costa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just woke me up whileI was dozing in our living room
calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
benitachell (12 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very short 16.35 h
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Xabia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 26th July 16.35 hrs. Just felt another quite strong shake. Getting a bit scary now. Calpe, Empedrola II.
Benissa, Alicante / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 15:35.Benissa ... Loud noise and shaking
Benissa spain / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Villa shock and noisy rumbling like we where in an under ground station
Lliber / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Large boom woke everyone then shaking
Calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
15 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brnissa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pedreguer / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in bed and felt like somebody rammer into to my bed
Calpe (5.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : I heard a bang that woke me up The mirror was shacking on the wall
Senija / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Not knowing what it was was rather scarey
8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Nous avons ressenti un tremblement de notre immeuble et nous sommes au 4eme étage.
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe (8.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I thought was a neighbour slamming their shutters down in anger at loud music being played at a nearby party. Although I thought it was weird it made the room vibrate around me, only lasted a second or two.
La caleta calpe / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Javea, Costa Blanca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Moraira / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Moraira, Spain / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calp, Urbanización Ortenbach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Location: Urbanización Ortenbach
Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : There was a big bang / explosion which woke me and a significant amount of shaking. The furniture in ny room was moving. I looked out my window and saw several other people do the same - coming on to their balcony. The animals / dogs etc were barking and very disturbed. This was followed by three more tremors over the following hour or two...
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Moraira / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken by noise and vibration dogs felt it also
Moraira / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Llíber (14.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Orba / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wir haben es gespürt, Schränke und Boden haben gewackelt alle sind in der Nacht wach geworden. In Orba Spanien bei Denia
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up.
Calpe (7.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken by my wardrobe vibrating on the tiled floor. It lasted 3-4 seconds. There was a very short tremor about an hour later. Did not feel the vibration myself, just the noise of the wardrobe.
Calpe / Weak shaking (MMI III) : it woke me up and I got out of bed
15.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe, Gran Sol (6.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Javea spain / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
BenissA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : As described above.
11.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thanks Calpe / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt quite strong earth tremor early morning 26July 2018
Calp (5.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Ich wachte heute Nacht auf durch das wackeln meines Hotels. War jedoch recht kurz aber stark. Dazu ein leises Geräusch.
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gata de gorgos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud bang
Benitachell (10.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken up at 1:30 am approx by house shaking and noise like a rumble of thunder. I thought something had exploded.
Lliber (46 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoke at 1:45,house shook ,ornaments clattered, followed by two minor tremors
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
benissa, (10 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe (6.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calle Spain / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In bed - it woke my wife. Sounded like a very heavy truck passing within feet of the villa. No movement of furniture but the water in my glass was noticeably agitated.
9.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Vibración de cristales de las ventanas. Sensación de movimiento.
BenissA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calp / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Very loud bang. Windows etc.rattled.
beniarco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : approx. 02.00am loud bang and house shuddered
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
6.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Benissa benimarraig / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
5.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 2mal in 1 Std. Im Bad haben sich sogar die Wandfiesen gelöst 03.35 Uhr
Llíber / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Auvelais / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it's very impressive to be woken up in the middle of the night by an earthquake. 3 Earthquakes in less than an hour
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9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Moraira / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up, reallx loud and rattling
11.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Starkes aber sehr kurzes rütteln zu vernehmen. Im Laufe der Nacht noch einmal aber bedeutend abgeschwächt.
Lliber / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken from sleep, short episode. Though something very heavy had fallen. Family on Naya very aware. Two further lighter shakes since.
8.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just woke up 3r de time around 3.25am. Doors and windows ratteling.
A second time at 3.00 (5.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Leichte Bett Wibrationen. 2 sec
10.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 3 quakes so far 3.15am, loud enough to wake, shake house and close to epicentre
6.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
10.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Moriaira / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 3 rd time now
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 2nd earthquake just happened
Benissa, Alicante / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 3:27 pm
Benissa (5.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Albir (18.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on my sofa and it felt like it was moving. I live on the 3rd floor 2 roads back from the beach.
#moraira / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Benissa, Alicante / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Around 3:00pm Benissa. Two shocks. Close together. Woke us up.
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt at 1:46am, second one at 3:05am
6.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe Spania / La Merced / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Mein Bett hat wibriert. ~5sec
pedramala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
7.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Shaking for 3 times with strong vibrations (reported through our app)
Moraira / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke up in bed.
Gata de Gorgos (15.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like something had jumped on the bed at 1.47am
Altea Hills (20.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : bed started shaking - woke me up. windows rattling
Teuleda / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We are on holliday, 2 years ago we felt an 6,5 Earthquakes at Italy. So we know immediatly that iT was an Earthquake. Very scary for the kids after 1/2 our we went inside.
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Windows and Doors rattled. It was strong but short.
Altea Hills / Light shaking (MMI IV)
jávea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying on my bed when a gentle shaking began, at the same time I heard some creaking and cracking for a few seconds.
9.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook the house for 1 to maybe 2 seconds max. A bit shocked. Sleeping at the time.
La Fustera, Calpe/Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Das gesamte Haus hat gewackelt, die Betten sind verrutscht und Gläser sind aus den Schränken kaputt gegangen.
13.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Deep rumble shaking 2 seconds
ccalpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i feel the floors shaking and everything. it was scared
Lliber / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
6.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Duration: about 4 seconds
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa (9.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was a strong sharp shake. After having experienced a 6.1 earthquake in Japan, this one felt very strong but short. The house was shaking and all my friends woke up.
Moraira (5.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First earth tremor ! Quite scared as it’s a first !
Jávea (17.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The bed I was lying on began to shake gently and I heard mild creaking for sth like 20 seconds, no more, yet it was absolutely clear, it being a calm night with no traffic to speak of, that there could be no other causes for the commotion except a mild earthquake.
Benissa, Spain / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up because of noise and shaking of our house.
13.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe, La Merced / not felt : It was my first Earthquake. I don't know. For me afraid.
Calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pedreguer (18.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe, ES / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I’m in an apartment block on second floor all the walls shook
altea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
10.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe (0.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : we were sat outside on a balcony in the hills of Benissa, Calpe. we all felt shaking to a point in which we were worried and proceeded to leave the balcony as it felt unsafe.
La fustera / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook the entire villa, rattling doors, window panes and ceiling fans rather strongly. Everyone woke up and my insides shook too, not alone in this feeling. It lasted a good 3-4 seconds before dissipating. At least the paintings are very secure or they would've fallen. Others thought an explosion had occured down the road.
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
La fustera / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe. It woke me up with a big thundery tremor. I / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Gvd sleep threw it but peeps woke me up cause they felt it
7.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe, los Almendros 15a / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe LA Empedrola 2c / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting indoors strong vibration
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Xaló / Light shaking (MMI IV)
9.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
5.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Teulada / Weak shaking (MMI III)
10.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
5.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe calalga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
9.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thirth floor, feel it, ear a glass break.
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Moraira / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us up
Benissa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A very light shake of mt Villa with a low rumbling noise
Calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The bins vibrated
Benissa fanadix (6.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was a 1 or 2 sec shake not realy strong
Moraira (5.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Between Benissa and calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Benissa (9.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up by the quake
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Like a big train coming by
Calpe, La Muralla Roja, La Manzanera (8.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking for a second
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
8.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 26.07.2018 at 01:50 in Benissa. Awake from shaking.
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa (Pedramala) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Moraira (5.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Benissa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calpe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
teulada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
17.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
18 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
9.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rumble and vibrations for a couple seconds
17.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Calpe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
03720 Benissa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calpe / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
127.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was scared, on my first holiday and i m scared
Gata de Gorgos (Spain, 10 km N of epicenter) : Starken Donner gehört wie Explosion in weiter Ferne (reported through EMSC)
Alicante (Spain, 63 km SW of epicenter) : It felt very strong to me, like the whole house made a jump suddenly and some scary rumbling. (reported through EMSC)
Pedreguer (Spain, 12 km NW of epicenter) : I run a local group and posted when I felt it, withing 30 minutes we have over 100 reports of the quake from Altea to Javea in Spain (reported through EMSC)
Llíber (Spain, 9 km NW of epicenter) : Сильный звук удара, и больше ничего не почувствовал. (reported through EMSC)
(Spain, 8 km NW of epicenter) : Woke me up (reported through EMSC)
Calp (Spain, 6 km SW of epicenter) : Our hotel room shook and the beds moved (reported through EMSC)
Calp (Spain, 6 km SW of epicenter) : En fait il y en a eu 3 .In fact there have been 3 earthquakes (reported through EMSC)
Moraira (Spain, 5 km E of epicenter) : Short earthquake, lasted about 3 seconds, the beds were shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Moraira (Spain, 5 km E of epicenter) : no (reported through EMSC)
Moraira (Spain, 5 km E of epicenter) : It happened in two seperate tremors. The first woke me and the second followed a few moments after and was very short. (reported through EMSC)
(Spain, 2 km N of epicenter) : 4 short quakes. Woke Up but nothing more (reported through EMSC)
Benissa (Spain, 2 km W of epicenter) : It was strong and loud enough to wake me but it was very short (reported through EMSC)

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