Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 8.5 km west of Villacarrillo, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain, on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 09:44 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 8.5 km west of Villacarrillo, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain, on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 09:44 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Sep 10:20 UTC: First to report: IGN after 35 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 14, 2020 09:44:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 1.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1441°N / 3.1746°W (Jaen, Andalusia, Spain)
Antipode: 38.144°S / 176.825°E
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Villacarrillo (Jaén) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Santisteban del Puerto (Andalucía) (pop: 4,760) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Navas de San Juan (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Campina (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NE of Ubeda (Jaen) (pop: 35,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Baeza (Jaen) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Linares (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Jaén (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) ENE of Seville (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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1.610 kmNw Villacarrillo.j (Spain)IGN

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