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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 38 km west of Algeciras, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain, on Sunday, Mar 13, 2022 at 9:08 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 38 km west of Algeciras, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain, on Sunday, Mar 13, 2022 at 9:08 pm (GMT +1) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 38 km west of Algeciras, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain, on Sunday, Mar 13, 2022 at 9:08 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 60 km depth

13 Mar 20:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
13 Mar 20:11: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.0 to 66.0 km (from 44 to 41 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.4 km (1.5 mi) towards SSE.
13 Mar 20:12: Now using data updates from IGN
13 Mar 20:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 66.0 to 60.0 km (from 41 to 37 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.1 km (5 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 13, 2022 20:08:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Mar 13, 2022 at 9:08 pm (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.4
Depth60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.257°N / 5.8482°W (Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain)
Antipode36.257°S / 174.152°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) NE of Barbate (Cádiz) (pop: 22,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) E of Conil (Andalucía) (pop: 21,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) SE of Chiclana (Andalucía) (pop: 77,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Algeciras (Andalucía) (pop: 116,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SE of San Fernando (Andalucía) (pop: 96,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) WNW of La Linea de la Concepcion (Andalucía) (pop: 64,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Calpe (Gibraltar) (pop: 26,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SE of Cadiz (Andalucía) (pop: 126,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) S of Sevilla (Andalucía) (pop: 703,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
499 km (310 mi) SSW of Madrid (pop: 3,255,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.460 kmSpain: NE BARBATE.CAIGN
4.460 kmSpain: E BARBATE.CAEMSC
3.759 kmSpain: SE CádizIPMA

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BARBATE (10.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Gibraltar / not felt : I saw shockwaves in a water bottle sitting on the kitchen bench  
Gibraltar / not felt : I saw shockwaves in a water bottle sitting on the kitchen bench  
Guercif / not felt (reported through our app)
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