Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 13 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 4:19 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 13 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 4:19 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 0 km depth

2 Feb 15:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
2 Feb 15:24: Now using data updates from IGN
2 Feb 15:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 3.0 km (from 3.1 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards E.
2 Feb 16:08: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 0.0 km (from 1.9 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.7 km (2.3 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2021 15:19:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 4:19 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.215°N / 3.7458°W (Granada, Andalusia, Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Chauchina (Granada) (pop: 4,360) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) NW of Santafé (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Atarfe (Granada) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Albolote (Granada) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of Maracena (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Granada (pop: 234,300) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Armilla (Granada) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of La Zubia (Granada) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) E of Sevilla (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17°C (63 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.5 kmSW SANTA FE.GR, SpainIGN
3.510 kmSPAINEMSC

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Parque Del Cubillas 18220 (10.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : On balcony of house, 1st floor. Deep rumble, approx 5 seconds, balcony slight side to side movement, door railings vibrated and rattled noticeably for about 3 seconds. Quakes now a regular occurrence. Didn’t stop what I was doing | One user found this interesting.  
plaza de gran Capitán granada (13.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Cijuela (5.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
La paz spain (5.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Just one burst. (reported through our app)  
Atarfe, Granada, Andalusia (4.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Armilla, Granada, Andalusia (14.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Las Gabias / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Las Gabias / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Granada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Granada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Granada / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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