Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 8:02 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 8:02 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 36 km depth

15 Oct 07:04 UTC: First to report: IGN after 2 minutes.
15 Oct 07:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 3.0 km (from 22 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (13 mi) towards ENE.
15 Oct 07:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 36.0 km (from 1.9 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (12 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Oct 15, 2021 07:02:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 15, 2021 8:02 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.576°N / 17.8228°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.576°S / 162.177°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Mazo (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Arona (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (pop: 381,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 14.5°C (58 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.536 kmSpain: ATLÁNTICO-CANARIASIGN
4.648 kmCANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGIONEMSC

User reports for this quake (32)

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El Paso / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ha tremolat tota la casa | One user found this interesting.  
Puntagorda / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrar on los platos de una repisa | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Sankt Georgen, Sentjur (3489.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nichts!  
Fuencaliente de la Palma, La Palma Island, Canary Islands (9.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Brena Alta, Provinz Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln (10.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / very short (reported through our app)
Playa Santiago / not felt
Los Gigantes / not felt
Milton Keynes / not felt
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife / not felt
Santa cruz de la palma, Calle San Telmo 52 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Los Realejos, Teneriffa / not felt
Valle Gran Rey / not felt
Gran canaria / not felt
Tazacorte, La Palma (13 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Cracking noises in the house, clear rings in the water glass  
Gelsenkirchen / not felt
Mazo (6.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera / not felt (reported through our app)
Tinizara - Tijarafe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : vibro la cama donde estaba acostada  
Las Tricias / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Breña Alta, La Palma (10.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Los llanos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Las Tricias (26.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
El Paso / not felt (reported through our app)
Breña Baja / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Isla de la Palma, Breña Alta (10.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Los llanos de aridane / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Las Tricias (25.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Puntagorda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Mazo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Villa de Mazo (1.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Breña Alta / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
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