Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Alboran Sea, 36 km south of Velez-Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 23:10 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 May 23:35 UTC: First to report: IGN after 25 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4775°N / 3.9723°W (Alboran Sea, Spain)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) S of Torrox (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Torre del Mar (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Nerja (Málaga) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Velez-Malaga (pop: 74,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Rincon de la Victoria (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Almunecar (Granada) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Malaga (pop: 568,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Torremolinos (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SW of Motril (pop: 60,300) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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