Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 11:18 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 11:18 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 0 km depth

26 Jan 22:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
26 Jan 22:24: Now using data updates from IGN
26 Jan 22:46: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 0.0 km (from 3.1 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 22:18:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 11:18 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1716°N / 3.7353°W (Granada, Andalusia, Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Santafé (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) SW of Atarfe (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Albolote (Granada) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Maracena (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WNW of Armilla (Granada) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Granada (pop: 234,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WNW of La Zubia (Granada) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Zubia (Granada) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) E of Sevilla (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 12.5°C (54 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from W
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.9kmW SANTA FE.GR, SpainIGN
2.910 kmSPAINEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Dilar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : We felt three separate tremors each stronger than the last, strong enough to make us put blankets in the car and plan our escape with bags assembled ready.  
Roquetas de mar (108.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
12.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Granada capital, Sacromonte (13.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didn't feel this one. All the other ones before I felt.  
9.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Granada city / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
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