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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 31 Km SE of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Spain on Friday, 18 September 2020

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake  - 31 Km SE of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Spain on Friday, 18 September 2020
19 Sep 01:14 UTC: First to report: IGN after 2 hours and 17 minutes.
20 Sep 11:34: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 1.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 27.0 km (from 10.6 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14.5 km (9 mi) towards E.
2 Oct 11:36: Now using data updates from IGN
10 Oct 03:39: Now using data updates from IGN
Date & time: Friday, 18 September 2020 22:56 UTC
Magnitude: 1.8
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.8787°N / 15.2219°W (Spain)
Nearest volcano: Gran Canaria (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of Carrizal (pop: 22,000)
20 km (13 mi) E of Cruce de Arinaga (pop: 2,700)
21 km (13 mi) E of Ingenio (pop: 29,300)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (pop: 381,800)
121 km (75 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (pop: 222,400)
1748 km (1086 mi) SW of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 18 Sep 22:56 UTCM 1.8 / 27 km31 Km SE of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, SpainIGN
Fri, 18 Sep 22:56 UTCM 2.2 / 17 kmCanary Islands, Spain RegionEMSC
Fri, 18 Sep 22:56 UTCM 1.8 / 27 kmSE AG, SpainIGN
Fri, 18 Sep 22:56 UTCM 1.8 / 27 km31 Km SE of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, SpainIGN

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.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 31 Km SE of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Spain on Friday, 18 September 2020
 

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