Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:43 pm (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:43 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 1 km depth

19 Oct 17:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
19 Oct 17:48: Now using data updates from IGN
19 Oct 18:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km (from 6.2 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.8 km (3.6 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 17:43:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:43 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.0306°N / 5.3089°W (Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain)
Antipode: 37.031°S / 174.691°E
Nearest volcano: Campo de Calatrava (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Porcuna (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Moron de la Frontera (Seville) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Osuna (Seville) (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of El Arahal (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Ronda (Malaga, Andalucía) (pop: 36,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SSE of Marchena (Seville, Andalucía) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Utrera (Andalucía) (pop: 50,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Dos Hermanas (pop: 122,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Seville (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SSW of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SE
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.11 kmSpain: NW PRUNA.SEIGN
4.12 kmSPAINEMSC
4.12 kmSpain: Olvera / SpanienZAMG

User reports for this quake (34)

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Olvera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Heavy shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Algodonales (18.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Mareo | One user found this interesting.  
Pruna / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Laid on our bed and it shook for 5-8 seconds, our outbuilding gained two small cracks in the brick upright wall (reported through our app)  
3 kilometres east of Algodonales, Cadiz provence / not felt / single vertical bump / very short : I Was outside and heard a loud sound; a bit like a lorry crashing in my garden | One user found this interesting.  
Casa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Temblor ligero | One user found this interesting.  
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light but a shock! | One user found this interesting.  
Sevilla / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Lying on the sofa I felt two set of swinging separated by a couple of seconds | One user found this interesting.  
Algodonales / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt like a very short and small jump | One user found this interesting.  
Marbella (69.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Baza, Granada, Andalusia (230.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Huelva / not felt (reported through our app)
Olvera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Marbella, Andalucía / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : I felt the bed moving around 19:44.  
Los Villalones / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Heard a loud rumble, bottles and crockery rating and I felt the kitchen bar move  
Pruna / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I felt my house moving  
Algamitas / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Madrid / not felt (reported through our app)
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
MAIRENA DEL ALJARAFE, SEVILLE / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : SLOW MOUVEMENT OF BOULDING IN 5TH FLOOR.  
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light but a shock!  
Lagos / not felt (reported through our app)
Sevilla / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Olvera / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Olvera, C. San Pedro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
san pedro de alcantara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Everything shook  
Algodonales / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Olvera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
EL SAUCEJO / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Estepona (69.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
El gastor / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Vaiamonte / not felt (reported through our app)
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