Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km west of Alzira, Valencia, Spain, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 01:47 (GMT) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km west of Alzira, Valencia, Spain, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 01:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth

5 May 01:53 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
5 May 02:40: Now using data updates from EMSC
Date & time: 5 May 2021 01:47:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.18°N / 0.63°W (Valencia, Valencia, Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Tous (pop: 1,110) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Carlet (Valencia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) W of Algemesi (Valencia) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Alzira (pop: 44,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Xativa (Valencia) (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Sueca (Valencia) (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Torrent (pop: 78,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Valencia (pop: 814,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Paterna (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ESE of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.8 kmNear Valencia, Valencia, SpainEMSC
unknownn/aSPAINVolcanoDiscovery
2.8 kmNW TOUS.V, SpainIGN

User reports for this quake (4)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Carlet / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Carlet (10.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
Gavarda / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Han pasado últimamente bastante terremotos en esta zona …. 2-3 en días seguidos y a las mismas horas algunos !  
almussafes (39.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Balanceo en la cama. Ruídos en ventanales  
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