Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - MediterrÁneo-cabo De Palos, Spain on Thursday, 17 September 2020
17 Sep 16:12 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5043°N / 0.9293°W (Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SE of Cartagena (pop: 212,000)
12 km (8 mi) SE of Barrio de la Concepción (pop: 4,900)
14 km (8 mi) SW of La Unión (pop: 17,700)
57 km (35 mi) SE of Murcia (pop: 436,900)
101 km (63 mi) SW of Alicante (pop: 334,800)
403 km (250 mi) SE of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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|
|Thu, 17 Sep 15:11 UTC||M 2.0 / 2 km||MediterrÁneo-cabo De Palos, Spain||IGN|
|Thu, 17 Sep 15:11 UTC||M 2.1 / 2 km||Spain||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.