Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 6:46 pm (GMT +0) -

Updated: Fri, Nov 26, 2021 19:19 GMT -
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Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 6:46 pm (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth

25 Nov 18:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
25 Nov 18:51: Now using data updates from IGN
25 Nov 18:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 40.0 km (from 19.9 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards NW.
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Date & time: Nov 25, 2021 18:46:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 6:46 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5782°N / 17.8206°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.578°S / 162.179°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 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) 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!
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 (95 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:
Volcanic Ash 17.6°C (64 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Mazo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands (4.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : felt like two waves with a short break in between  
  • I reported the quake but it was at 18:57 and not 18:46. My house is still moving up and down
Breña Alta (9.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibración y crujido de puertas y ventanas  
Los llanos aridane (12.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Muy fuerte (reported through our app)  
Tijarafe ..la Palma / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Habe es wie ein Schwingen und auf und ab Bewegungen gespürt . Kurz aber heftig  
SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Tazacorte / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
Tijarafe / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Santa Cruz de la Palma / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
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