Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 12:33 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 12:33 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 37 km depth

18 Oct 11:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
18 Oct 11:38: Now using data updates from IGN
18 Oct 11:46: Epicenter location corrected by 3.9 km (2.4 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 18, 2021 11:33:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 12:33 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5891°N / 17.811°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.589°S / 162.189°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Mazo (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNE of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 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!
123 km (77 mi) WNW of Arona (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (pop: 381,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21.2°C (70 F), humidity: 34%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.337 kmSpain: SW VILLA DE MAZO.ILPIGN
4.237 kmCANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGIONEMSC

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Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma Island, Canary Islands (12.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : It moved for quite some time, keeps shaking with less intensity. I'm in a fifth floor. | 8 users found this interesting.  
Los Guanches bungalows el Paso / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Sitting in arm chair could feel though my feet. | 7 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
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Los Llanos de Aridane / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : Movimiento vertical intenso | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (2928.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Las Tricias (24.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Puntagorda, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (25.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
Las Tricias (24.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santo Domingo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (25.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
El Paso (12.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tijarafe (16.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : -  
South Elmsall / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction)
S/C de la Palma / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Callao salvage, Tenerife / not felt (reported through our app)
El paso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
los llanos de aridane / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
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