Largest earthquakes in or near Jaen, Andalusia, Spain, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Apr 14, 2022 10:10 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 7
  • 1 quake between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 89 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 918 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Jaen has had 1 quake of magnitude 7.8, 1 quake of magnitude 6.3, 9 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 89 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 918 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.2 | 5.2 km S of Huercal Overa, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.8 | 4.1 km W of Durcal, Granada, Andalusia, Spain -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (1018 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jul 29, 2022 11:35 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 29, 2022 21:35 GMT)
3.2

4 km
246 km (153 mi)5.2 km south of Huercal Overa, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain 91 reportsMoreMap
Jul 26, 2022 2:40 am (GMT +2) (Jul 26, 2022 00:40 GMT)
3.1

20 km
289 km (180 mi)16 km west of Estepona, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain 1 reportMoreMap
Apr 27, 2022 4:08 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 27, 2022 14:08 GMT)
3.0

20 km
159 km (99 mi)2.5 km south of Alcala la Real, Jaen, Andalusia, Spain MoreMap
Apr 13, 2022 3:28 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 13, 2022 13:28 GMT)
3.0
245 km (152 mi)21 km southeast of Utrera, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain 2 reportsMoreMap
Mar 24, 2022 5:00 pm (GMT +1) (Mar 24, 2022 16:00 GMT)
3.4

54 km
242 km (150 mi)22 km northwest of Mijas, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain MoreMap
Jan 14, 2022 12:28 pm (GMT +1) (Jan 14, 2022 11:28 GMT)
3.5
186 km (116 mi)232 km east of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain 11 reportsMoreMap
Jan 7, 2022 8:13 am (GMT +1) (Jan 7, 2022 07:13 GMT)
3.0

6 km
210 km (130 mi)252 km east of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain 3 reportsMoreMap
Jan 5, 2022 11:19 am (GMT +1) (Jan 5, 2022 10:19 GMT)
3.5
229 km (142 mi)212 km east of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain 150 reportsMoreMap
Dec 15, 2021 11:42 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 15, 2021 22:42 GMT)
3.5

81 km
278 km (173 mi)Alboran Sea, 17 km southeast of Fuengirola, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 14, 2021 5:36 am (GMT +1) (Dec 14, 2021 04:36 GMT)
3.2

53 km
213 km (132 mi)23 km northeast of Vélez-Malaga, Andalusia, Spain 1 reportMoreMap
Nov 28, 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 28, 2021 19:47 GMT)
4.1

60 km
258 km (160 mi)1.2 km southwest of Benalmadena, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain 32 reportsMoreMap
Nov 28, 2021 3:53 am (GMT +1) (Nov 28, 2021 02:53 GMT)
3.2

5 km
253 km (157 mi)15 km north of Almeria, Andalusia, Spain 50 reportsMoreMap
Nov 24, 2021 7:59 am (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2021 06:59 GMT)
3.2

9 km
147 km (91 mi)13 km north of Priego de Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain 1 reportMoreMap
Oct 19, 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +2) (Oct 19, 2021 18:23 GMT)
3.1

9 km
241 km (150 mi)Andalusia, Spain 2 reportsMoreMap
Oct 19, 2021 7:43 pm (GMT +2) (Oct 19, 2021 17:43 GMT)
4.1

1 km
239 km (149 mi)Andalusia, Spain 28 reportsMoreMap
Oct 4, 2021 4:43 pm (GMT +2) (Oct 4, 2021 14:43 GMT)
3.1

1 km
235 km (146 mi)14 km southeast of Moron de la Frontera, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain MoreMap
Sep 4, 2021 12:29 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 4, 2021 10:29 GMT)
3.3

57 km
250 km (155 mi)7 km northwest of Torremolinos, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain MoreMap
Aug 12, 2021 11:27 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 12, 2021 21:27 GMT)
3.1

10 km
190 km (118 mi)12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain 85 reportsMoreMap
Aug 12, 2021 11:25 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 12, 2021 21:25 GMT)
4.5
192 km (119 mi)16 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain 897 reportsMoreMap
Aug 10, 2021 5:17 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 10, 2021 15:17 GMT)
3.1

79 km
261 km (162 mi)Alboran Sea, 10.4 km southeast of Torremolinos, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain MoreMap
Jul 30, 2021 09:29 GMT
3.5

7 km
94 km (58 mi)30 km southeast of Tomelloso, Ciudad Real, Castille-La Mancha, Spain 2 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8859 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 476.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Jaen Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Jaen?

The last earthquake in Jaen occurred 14 days ago: Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 5.2 km south of Huercal Overa, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, on Friday, Jul 29, 2022 at 11:35 pm (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Jaen since 1900?

Since 1900, Jaen, Andalusia, Spain had 1018 quakes up to magnitude 7.8.

What was the strongest quake in Jaen since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Jaen since 1900 occurred 68 years ago: Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - 4.1 km west of Durcal, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, on Monday, March 29, 1954 at 06:17 GMT.

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