Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - 24 km northwest of Vélez-Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 08:46 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
23 Apr 09:17 UTC: First to report: IGN after 31 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9808°N / 4.2172°W (Malaga, Andalusia, Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ESE of Alfarnate (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Loja (Granada) (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Velez-Malaga (pop: 74,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Torre del Mar (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) N of Rincon de la Victoria (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Antequera (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Malaga (pop: 568,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Torremolinos (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Sevilla (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.7||1 km||SE ALFARNATE.MA, Spain||IGN|
|2.7||5 km||STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR, Spain||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.