Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 9.4 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:47 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 9.4 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:47 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth

27 Jan 01:57 UTC: First to report: IGN after 9 minutes.
27 Jan 01:57: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km (from 6.2 to 0 mi).
27 Jan 02:19: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 10.0 km (from 0 to 6.2 mi).
27 Jan 02:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km (from 6.2 to 0 mi).
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 01:47:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:47 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1665°N / 3.7091°W (Granada, Andalusia, Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Santafé (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Atarfe (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Armilla (Granada) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Maracena (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SSW of Albolote (Granada) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 234,300) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of La Zubia (Granada) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Zubia (Granada) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) E of Sevilla (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 11.5°C (53 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.8kmSE SANTA FE.GR, SpainIGN
2.810 kmSPAINEMSC

User reports for this quake (8)

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Granada / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Spain / not felt / 1-2 s
4.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Zaidin / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Temblor cabecero de cama  
Zaidin / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Granada / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Las Gabias / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Granada / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Just a second.  
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