Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 6:15 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 6:15 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

15 Sep 05:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
15 Sep 05:19: Now using data updates from IGN
15 Sep 05:34: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 9.0 km (from 2.5 to 5.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Sep 15, 2021 05:15:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 6:15 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5956°N / 17.8794°W (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.596°S / 162.121°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Puerto Naos (pop: 979) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Puntagorda (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WNW of Arona (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (pop: 381,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.19 kmSpain: S EL PASO.ILPIGN
3.19 kmSpain: SW EL PASO.ILPEMSC

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El paso / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Very weak shaking | One user found this interesting.  
El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (1.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Vilaflor, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (133.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Los llanos de Adrianne is on the island of La Palma not Tenerife. I know because I live there.  
El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (4.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (4.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Las palmas / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
70785 / not felt
Los Llanos de Aridane / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
El Paso / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Los Llanos de Aridane / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
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