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Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 at 3:27 pm (GMT +0) -

Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - La Palma Island, 13 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 at 3:27 pm (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 36 km depth

26 Nov 15:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
26 Nov 15:34: Now using data updates from IGN
26 Nov 15:39: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 36.0 km (from 3.1 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (13 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Nov 26, 2021 15:27:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Nov 26, 2021 at 3:27 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5611°N / 17.8533°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Antipode: 28.561°S / 162.147°E
Nearest volcano: La Palma (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ESE of Puerto Naos (pop: 979) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) N of Fuencaliente de la Palma (La Palma Island, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma Island) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma Island) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo (Canarias) (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of San Sebastian de La Gomera (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WNW of Arona (Isole Canarie) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) W of Tenerife (pop: 222,400) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) WNW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Kanarische Inseln) (pop: 381,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) S of La Palma Island (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of La Gomera Island (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) N of El Hierro Island (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from NE
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) | about seismic energy
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3.436 kmSpain: ATLEMSC

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