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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm (GMT +0) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm (GMT +0) Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

23 Nov 19:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
23 Nov 19:57: Now using data updates from IGN
23 Nov 20:03: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 35.0 km (from 19.9 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.1 km (2.6 mi) towards NNW.
24 Nov 09:41: Epicenter location corrected by 0.6 km (0.4 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 23, 2021 19:50:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm (GMT +0)
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.5805°N / 17.8238°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode28.581°S / 162.176°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoLa Palma (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) NNE of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 1,890) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo (Canarias) (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Arona (Isole Canarie) (pop: 78,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
147 km (92 mi) W of San Cristobal de La Laguna (pop: 150,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (96 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
242 km (150 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 381,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeVolcanic Ash 14.2°C (57 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.735 kmCanary Islands, Spain RegionRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Morro de la Arena, Canary Islands (MACI/IU network) | Distance from quake: 134 km / 83 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Morro de la Arena, Canary Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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