Mag. 1.9 earthquake - Murcia, Spain, 4.1 km north of Fortuna, Spain, on 29 Oct 6:40 am (GMT +1) -

Mag. 1.9 earthquake  - Murcia, Spain, 4.1 km north of Fortuna, Spain, on 29 Oct 6:40 am (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 9 km depth

29 Oct 05:53 UTC: First to report: IGN after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 05:40:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 29 Oct 6:40 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 1.9
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2166°N / 1.1107°W (Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Los Baños (Murcia)
15 km (10 mi) WNW of Benferri (pop: 1,490)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Algueña (pop: 1,450)
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Santomera (Murcia, Región de Murcia) (pop: 15,300)
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Molina de Segura (Murcia, Región de Murcia) (pop: 64,100)
20 km (12 mi) NE of Archena (Murcia, Región de Murcia) (pop: 18,200)
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Alicante (Valencia) (pop: 334,800)
331 km (206 mi) SE of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13°C (55 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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M 1.99 kmNe Fortuna.mu, SpainIGN

User reports for this quake (4)

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At magnitude 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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16.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : very loud bang and shudder, whole house shook
Kia banks de Fortuna / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : House vibrated at 01:58, lasted 1-2 seconds, felt like a huge truck went past house
Lots Banos de Fortuna / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Los banjos de Fortuna / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
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