Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 109 km south of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:36 am (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 109 km south of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:36 am (GMT +1) Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 109 km south of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:36 am (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth

18 Jan 02:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
18 Jan 02:48: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 0.0 km (from 3.7 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 76 km (47 mi) towards S.
18 Jan 02:53: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 40.0 km (from 0 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 63 km (39 mi) towards NNE.
18 Jan 02:54: Now using data updates from IGN

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 18, 2022 02:36:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 3:36 am (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.8
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.4211°N / 5.7597°W (Cadiz, Spain)
Antipode36.421°S / 174.24°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceIGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities479 km (298 mi) SSW of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 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
2.835 kmSpain: STRAIT OF GIBRALTARIGN
3.140 kmSpain: SW ALCALEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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casablanca, maroc (359.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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