Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - S FUENGIROLA.MA, Spain, on Wednesday, 18 Nov 8.57 pm (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake  - S FUENGIROLA.MA, Spain, on Wednesday, 18 Nov 8.57 pm (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 73 km depth

18 Nov 20:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
18 Nov 20:21: Now using data updates from IGN
18 Nov 21:10: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 77.0 to 74.0 km (from 48 to 46 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.9 mi) towards SSE.
19 Nov 08:08: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 74.0 to 73.0 km (from 46 to 45 mi).
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Date & time: 18 Nov 2020 07:57:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 18 Nov 8.57 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4236°N / 4.5949°W (Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SE of Fuengirola (Málaga) (pop: 71,500)
23 km (15 mi) SW of Torremolinos (Málaga) (pop: 65,400)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Alhaurín el Grande (Málaga) (pop: 23,300)
28 km (17 mi) SE of Marbella (Málaga) (pop: 134,600)
36 km (23 mi) SW of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
43 km (27 mi) SW of Rincón de la Victoria (Málaga) (pop: 38,700)
49 km (31 mi) E of Estepona (Malaga) (pop: 65,600)
451 km (280 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.973 kmS FUENGIROLA.MA, SpainIGN
M 3.163 kmS FUENGIROLA.MA, SpainEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Fuengirola / not felt
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