Frigiliana / not felt
Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 16 km west of Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 16:37 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 30 km depth
20 May 17:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.72°N / 4.6°W (Malaga, Andalusia, Spain)
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Estacion de Cartama (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Cartama (Malaga) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Alhaurin de la Torre (Malaga) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Benalmadena (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Mijas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Torremolinos (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Malaga (pop: 568,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Calpe (Gibraltar) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) ESE of Sevilla (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.9||30 km||Spain: 2.9 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR||EMSC|
|2.9||57 km||Spain: W ALHAUR||IGN|
User reports for this quake (1)At magnitude 2.9, 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.