Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Canary Islands, Spain Region on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 02:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.12°N / 17.6°W (Spain)
Nearest volcano: La Palma (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NE of Barlovento (pop: 2,300)
41 km (26 mi) NE of Garachico (pop: 6,000)
45 km (28 mi) NE of Puntallana (pop: 2,400)
143 km (89 mi) NW of La Laguna (pop: 150,700)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (pop: 222,400)
1782 km (1107 mi) SW of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Sep 02:12 UTC||M 2.5 / 30 km||Canary Islands, Spain Region||EMSC|
|Tue, 15 Sep 02:13 UTC||M 0.6 / 12 km||ATL (Spain)||IGN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.