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Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Catalonia, Spain, on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 9:01 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Catalonia, Spain, on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 9:01 am (GMT +1) Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Catalonia, Spain, on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 9:01 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 0 km depth

23 Jan 08:07 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 7 minutes.
23 Jan 08:38: Now using data updates from IGN

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 23, 2022 08:01:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 9:01 am (GMT +1)
Depth0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.6375°N / 0.7416°E (Lleida, Catalonia, Spain)
Antipode42.638°S / 179.258°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoOlot Field (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities182 km (113 mi) NW of Barcelona (Cataluña) (pop: 1,621,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
445 km (276 mi) NE of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -14.4°C (6 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.74.7 kmSpain: PyreneesRaspberryShake
2.62 kmSpain: PYRENEESEMSC
2.53.6 kmSpain: Near TarbesRENASS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.9, 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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