Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 5:41 am (GMT +1) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 5:41 am (GMT +1)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 37 km depth

16 Oct 04:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
16 Oct 04:45: Now using data updates from IGN
16 Oct 04:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 39.0 to 37.0 km (from 24 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.6 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: Oct 16, 2021 04:41:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 5:41 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5623°N / 17.8283°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.562°S / 162.172°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Mazo (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NNE of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Vallehermoso (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 8,960) --> 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!
15 km (9 mi) S of La Palma Island (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) W of Tenerife Island (pop: 906,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from NE
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.637 kmSpain: SW VILLA DE MAZO.ILPIGN
4.335 kmCANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGIONEMSC

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Los Guanches Bungalows el Paso / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke me up and I was very drunk last night | 7 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
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Valle Gran Rey (70.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I have been waking up due to the shaking. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Tazacorte, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (13.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Clear noises from the building structure, curtains and ceiling light shake | 2 users found this interesting.  
Tazacorte, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (13.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Clear noises from the building structure, curtains and ceiling light shake | One user found this interesting.  
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife (126.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Puntagorda, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (27.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Mazo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (5.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Walls werde rattling  
Costa adeje Tenerife / not felt
Puerto de santiago / not felt
Costa del Silencio / not felt
Abades, Tenerife / not felt
Malaga / not felt
Puerto de la cruz tenerife / not felt
Golf del Sur, Tenerife / not felt
Los Gigantes / not felt
Maumee, Ohio / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
El Paso / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
El Paso (12.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Puerto de la Cruz (127 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didn’t notice it  
Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera Isla de Canaria (71.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short : im 2 Familienhaus wurden die geweckt , die im Haus auf der gleichen seite aber in unterschiedlichen etagen geschlafen haben, der hund wurde ebenfalls wach, die Türen und Betten haben sich bewegt , es war ein klappern und rütteln  
Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera / not felt (reported through our app)
Finca Amado / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
tazacorte / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Los Llanos de Aridane / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Los llanos de aridane / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
El Paso - La Palma (11.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Puerto Santiago / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Weak shaking  
San Andrés y Sauces (27.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
El paso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Los Llanos de Aridane / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
El Paso / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
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