Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 1.2 km southwest of Benalmadena, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 1.2 km southwest of Benalmadena, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 60 km depth

28 Nov 19:49 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
28 Nov 19:50: Now using data updates from EMSC
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28 Nov 20:09: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 60.0 km (from 29 to 37 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Nov 28, 2021 19:47:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5905°N / 4.5848°W (Malaga, Andalusia, Spain)
Antipode: 36.591°S / 175.415°E
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Benalmadena (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) E of Mijas (Andalucía) (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Fuengirola (Andalucía) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Torremolinos (Andalucía) (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Alhaurin de la Torre (Malaga) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Malaga (Andalucía) (pop: 568,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Marbella (Andalucía) (pop: 134,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Calpe (Gibraltar) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SE of Sevilla (Andalucía) (pop: 703,200) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (269 mi) S of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 9.8°C (50 F), humidity: 43%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from W
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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.160 kmSpain: W BENALMIGN
4.155 kmSpain: E MIJAS.MAEMSC

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Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Temblor ligero, balaceo de sillón | 5 users found this interesting.  
Fuengirola (6.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sentada en la cama | 4 users found this interesting.  
Fuengirola (8.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Sentido en casa. El sillón se ha notado como se movía | 3 users found this interesting.  
Fuengirola / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : En la quinta planta se notó | 3 users found this interesting.  
29011 Málaga / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Sentí un vaivén y miré las lágrimas de la lámpara y se estaban moviendo sin corriente ninguna de aire | One user found this interesting.  
Fuengirola / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Building move from side to side for a couple of seconds | 2 users found this interesting.  
Fuengirola, Malaga, Andalusia (7.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Movimiento de la cama unos segúndos | One user found this interesting.  
Riviera, Fuengirola, Spain (14.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Table shook Creaking sound in door frame and walls | One user found this interesting.  
Jávea (Xábia) / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : My wife and I felt a deep thud, like something immense toppled down nearby or like a large explosion occured too far away to hear. There was no sound.  
Riviera del Sol Mijas Costa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Lo noté cuando estaba sentada en el sofá. Muy leve pero imaginé que tenía que ser un pequeño terremoto  
Фуенхирола, Малага / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Лежала в постели, почувствовала горизонтальную вибрацию кровати, вправо-влево. 3 этаж, атико, вторая линия моря.  
ojén / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : he notado una vibración en la cama y en las puertas de los armarios | One user found this interesting.  
Malaga / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Sofa was shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Fuengirola / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Fuengirola (6.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Fuengirola (3.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Modérate shaking  
Las Lagunas, Mijas Costa (7.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Málaga (20.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Fuengirola, Malaga, Andalusia (13.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was lying on the sofa. 3rd level of a building with 25 flats.  
Málaga (21.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Marbella, Andalusia (20.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fuengirola (37.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Malaga / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Sofa was shaking  
Benalmádena Costa / not felt : Didn’t feel at all  
Benalmadena Costa / not felt : Nothing  
Los pacos, Fuengirola / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak shaking  
Santana, debajo del Benalmádena Pueblo / not felt : Nothing at all and we live just where the epicentre is!  
Portimão / not felt (reported through our app)
Fuengirola / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
La Cala de Mijas / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was lying the sofa. 3rd floor of a building with 25 flats.  
Los pacos, Fuengirola / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak shaking  
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