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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - S AGR, Spain on Monday, 12 October 2020

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake  - S AGR, Spain on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 22:07 UTC: First to report: IGN after 23 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 21:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 Oct 11:44 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.0055°N / 3.8349°W (Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Agrón (pop: 300)
6 km (4 mi) N of Jayena (pop: 1,200)
7 km (4 mi) S of Ventas de Huelma (pop: 700)
61 km (38 mi) NE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
194 km (121 mi) E of Sevilla (pop: 703,200)
380 km (236 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.9°C (55 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
12 Oct 11:44 pm (GMT +2) (12 Oct 21:44:27 UTC)M 2.5S AGR, SpainIGN
Mon, 12 Oct 21:44 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km28 Km SW of Granada, SpainEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

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Torrox, Andalucia (30.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I am in a ground floor of a house. Felt rattling for around 5-10 seconds, very similar to heavy truck driving next to the door (but there was none).

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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - S AGR, Spain on Monday, 12 October 2020

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