Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - Alboran Sea, 8.4 km south of Motril, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:15 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 22 km depth
24 Jul 11:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.68°N / 3.55°W↗ (Alboran Sea, Spain)
Antipode: 36.68°S / 176.45°E↗
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) SSW of El Varadero (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Salobreña (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Motril (pop: 60,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Almunecar (Granada) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Nerja (Málaga) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Adra (Almería) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) ESE of Vélez-Malaga (pop: 74,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Granada (pop: 234,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of El Ejido (pop: 84,200) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (258 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||22 km||Spain: SE SALOBRE||IGN|