Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - La Palma Island, 5.1 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Monday, Sep 20, 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - La Palma Island, 5.1 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Monday, Sep 20, 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Sep 20:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
20 Sep 20:36: Now using data updates from IGN
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23 Sep 23:35: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 10.0 km (from 0 to 6.2 mi).
Date & time: Sep 20, 2021 20:32:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Sep 20, 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.6148°N / 17.901°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.615°S / 162.099°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Puerto Naos (pop: 979) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Puntagorda (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Arona (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (pop: 381,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 22.5°C (73 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.810 kmSpain: S EL PASO.ILPIGN
3.13 kmCANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGIONEMSC

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Los Llanos de Aridane / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Oops+1 | 9 users found this interesting.  
Fuencaliente de la Palma, La Palma Island, Canary Islands (12.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Hi | 6 users found this interesting.  
Los Planos de Aridane / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Es el temblor más fuerte que he sentido desde que comenzaron los sismos. Ha durado varios segundos | 2 users found this interesting.  
El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (3.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Gläser auf dem Tisch wackeln und verrutschen | One user found this interesting.  
Tijarafe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short | One user found this interesting.  
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La Sabina (12.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sideward movements | One user found this interesting.  
Las Manchas de Abajo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : felt like an explosion | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Cerca de Mazo. / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking, also of water glass | One user found this interesting.  
Calle del socorro Santa Cruz la Palma (13.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Suave | One user found this interesting.  
Tijarafe, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (8.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : A small vertical shake! Like a big truck drove near a house.  
Fuencaliente de la Palma, La Palma Island, Canary Islands (12.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Fuencaliente de la Palma, La Palma Island, Canary Islands (14.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Puntallana (18.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Leichtes schütteln vom ganzen Haus  
Brena Alta, Provinz Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln (12.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short (reported through our app)
Bonita springs Florida / not felt : I felt nothing  
Los llanos de Aridane / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
El paso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : I was in the kitchen and everything started shaking the plates and glasses rattling  
Los llanos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 15-20 s
Mazo east sie la Palma / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : We are waiting,but not afraid  
Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Short jolt  
La palma and princess hotel (12.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was lying on bed and bed was shaking/moving for about 5 seconds  
Fueacaliente / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My hotel rocked  
Tazacorte (4.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Los Cancajos la palma (5.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Outside. Felt shaking . Moderate  
sint maarten (4730.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
En la laguna / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Miedo. (reported through our app)  
Sonnenland / not felt
Fuencaliente / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Scared  
Los llanos de aridane / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Tenerife / not felt
El paso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : I was in the kitchen and everything started shaking the plates and glasses rattling  
Lomo oscuro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Antonio / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Breña baja  
Los cancajos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Los Cancajos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Los Llanos de Aridane, / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Santa cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Teneguia Princess / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
calle tajuya, el paso, la palma (2.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : house moved sideways, TV could be seen moving and the stuff in the fridge moved slightly  
SAN JOSE DE BRENA BAJA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Tijarafe / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Los llanos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 15-20 s
Los Llanos de Aridane, Avenida Enrique Mederos. / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Temblor del edificio  
El Paso Calle el canal / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
La Laguna / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Mäßiges Rütteln.  
La Punta / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Los Llanos de aridane (4.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Cruz De La Palma / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz de La Palma (15.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : Algo raro  
Los cancajos, la Palma / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
el paso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Las Tricias / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
el paso / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
los Cancajos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Los Llanos Aridane (5.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Sta Cruz de La palma / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Tazacorte (4.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Las Indias / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Tiguerorte, Villa de Mazo, La Palma (11.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Breña Alta / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
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