Moderate magnitude 4.8 quake hits 16 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain late at night
jeu., 25 nov. 2021, 22:4922:49 PM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred late at night on Thursday, November 25th, 2021, at 10:40 pm local time near Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, as reported by Spain's Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN).
4.8 quake 25 Nov 10:40 pm (GMT +0)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 33 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Fuencaliente de la Palma (pop. 1,900) located 6 km from the epicenter, Mazo (pop. 4,800) 8 km away, Breña Baja (pop. 4,200) 10 km away, Brena Alta (pop. 7,100) 12 km away, El Paso (pop. 7,100) 14 km away, Tazacorte (pop. 5,700) 16 km away, Los Llanos de Aridane (pop. 20,800) 16 km away, and Santa Cruz de La Palma (pop. 17,100) 16 km away.
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Date & heure: Nov 25, 2021 10:40 pm (GMT +0) local time (25 Nov 2021 22:40 GMT)
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Épicentre latitude / longitude: 28.54°N / 17.82°W (Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)
Source de données principale: IGN
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