Spain earthquake list (including Canary Islands)

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Spain

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Spain time = UTC +1 - Canary Islands time = UTC time
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Spain Jun 30 11:58 2.6 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Jun 20 18:42 2.7 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Jun 16 01:42 2.7 46 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jun 14 00:05 2.6 18 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jun 13 15:18 2.7 30 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jun 01 22:34 2.8 30 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 19 09:06 4.5 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain May 15 05:09 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain May 10 20:50 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain May 08 03:14 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain May 04 08:11 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 01 21:45 2.7 13 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 01 03:39 2.5 38 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 29 02:43 2.4 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Apr 24 00:10 2.7 29 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 23 04:17 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain Apr 17 08:58 2.8 12 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 16 21:08 2.7 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Balearic Islands, Spain Apr 09 11:31 3.3 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Apr 07 23:53 2.5 22 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Apr 07 15:58 2.7 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 07 08:33 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 03 11:10 2.3 18 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Apr 01 13:32 3.7 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain Apr 01 11:07 2.5 276 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Mar 31 23:43 2.6 29 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Mar 29 05:48 3.1 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Las Gabias, Spain Mar 26 07:41 2.9 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Mar 26 07:41 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Mar 14 20:02 2.4 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Mar 11 21:54 2.5 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Mar 04 20:05 3.1 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain Mar 03 00:42 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 28 19:05 2.4 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 25 00:58 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 25 00:29 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 23:02 2.7 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 21:01 2.6 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 20:14 2.5 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 17:46 2.5 19 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 17:15 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Spain Feb 23 16:27 2.5 19 MAP I Felt It
  • Madrid - Ha temblado la mesa, el ordenador, el agua.
  • Tomelloso - sentido en planta baja se oye ruido y se mueven lamparas y se siente mover el suelo
  • Puertollano - La cama se zarandeo como si alguien la moviera y la lampara y persiana oscilaban bruscamente. La claraboya del techo crujió como si cayese granizo.
  • EMSC Spain Feb 23 16:16 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Segovia - Was in class and everything shook! Not strong enough to make us hide under our desks but still pretty shaky!
  • Madrid - Shaking, noise of building (old, from 1920s), several seconds.
  • Cobena - no damage to house or contents
  • Madrid - There was a bang and suddenly everything shook. It stopped after a few seconds.
  • Madrid - Light shaking in office. Everyone around felt it and began asking each other what it was.
  • Segovia - the whole room sort of shifted, all the people sitting felt it but no the one person standing.
  • Moratalla,30440 Murcia - light shaking for 3-5 seconds, no damage noticed, in the campo,( countryside) 3km outside the town
  • Madrid - hoy 23/02/2015 hace unos minutos senti un temblor débil que duro unos segundos
  • alcala de Henares - I was on a 5th floor, felt the building move and things shake inside.
  • Llauri - In appartment everything shaker for a couple of seconds
  • Madrid - I am working in an office at the 9 floor. Felt little jumps on the office chair and heard a low frequency noise (quite strange one)
  • Murcia Capital - My wife felt the armchair move in the living room. I felt a slight vibration of the chair in the kitchen. We live on the 8th (top) floor. No damage.
  • Llauri - In appartment second floor everything shake at 17.16 hour
  • Alicante City - I was sitting in front of my computer and my chair moved up and down.
  • MADRID - Keine Schaden, aber Stuhl hat fest gewackelt und meine zwei Katzen sind losgerannt und haben sich versteckt.
  • Avila (capital) - Table shook while teaching a student. We both felt it.
  • Madrid - Everything was shaking for several seconds but nothing got damaged.
  • Valdepenas - First of all I heard a sound like heavy traffic produces or like an explosion. Then, the building started to shake; some of my decorative figures fell down. Finally it finished after a few seconds.
  • Madrid - Everything was shaking but no damage on anything. People are outside, living their lifes like nothing happened.
  • Madrid - Everyone in the office (4th floor) felt the building shaking. it was only 4 or 5 seconds
  • Madrid - all tables and doors were shaking
  • Garrucha - Door rapped against the wall, felt swaying in the building, 5th floor apartment.
  • Teruel - Very mild shake.
  • Madrid - building shook for about 5 seconds
  • Madrid - Possible 'thump' and noticeable shaking, chandeliers swayed enough to 'clink' I thought a truck had backed into the building. No damage.
  • Madrid - On Floor 7 of hotel. Swaying feeling with all loose things rattling. Came in what felt like a couple of waves. Most intense I've ever personally experienced. Spent the next 30mins outside. No obvious damage.
  • Alicante - Felt the whole building shaking, water in my glass was moving
  • Pego - Felt like a tremor around 16:20 on feb 23rd 2015. No sogn of damage
  • Madrid - Un fuerte temblor que movió durante largos segundos la mesa donde trabajo que es antigua, de madera maciza muy grande y pesada. El ordenador también se agitaba. Había un ruido profundo, fue todo muy raro. ¡Ha sido algo realmente raro! Estoy en el tercer piso de un edificio antiguo que en altura sería una cuarta o quinta planta. Nunca he sentido algo así en Madrid y he vivido temblores antes, pero no como esto.
  • Calasparra - Felt a loud bang like a plane going through sound barrier and the house shook, no damage.
  • Rojales - No damage just felt like wobbling on jelly?
  • Madrid - Building shook and shook.
  • Alicante - Slight shaking in two shortly (seconds) separated periods.
  • San-Joan 'd Alicant - Zat televisie te kijken en het appartement op de 8ste etage begon te schudden 2/3 seconden geen schade voor zover ik weet.
  • USGS Ossa De Montiel, Spain Feb 23 16:16 5.0 12 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Spain Feb 23 16:16 4.6 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Feb 19 11:18 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Feb 17 03:28 2.5 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Spain Feb 16 19:45 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Spain Feb 16 17:29 2.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Spain Feb 14 20:20 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    1. Al Lund-larsen says:

      Woken by light shaking and rumbling for about 3 seconds

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