Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 92 km ESE of Málaga, Spain on Thursday, 17 September 2020
17 Sep 21:16 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4096°N / 3.4642°W (Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) S of Torrenueva (pop: 2,500)
35 km (22 mi) S of El Varadero (pop: 2,000)
36 km (23 mi) SW of Castell de Ferro (pop: 3,000)
92 km (57 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
136 km (84 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
446 km (277 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 17 Sep 20:15 UTC||M 1.8 / 11 km||92 km ESE of Málaga, 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.