Spain earthquake list (including Canary Islands)

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Spain Apr 12 09:14 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain Apr 09 06:33 3.7 1 MAP
USGS Sort, Spain Apr 03 15:29 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Apr 03 07:45 3.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Spain Mar 28 19:36 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • alicante - deep rumbling and shaking,5 seconds no damage sustained
  • Guardamar del Segura - It felt like a large lorry was driving past. Lasted a few seconds.
  • Torreieja - Like truck driving by
  • Benijofar - Felt a good shake for a minute or so
  • Quesada rojales - It lasted about a few seconds no damage
  • GEOFON Spain Mar 24 16:16 4.4 10 MAP
    USGS Guardamar Del Segura, Spain Mar 24 16:16 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cuidad Quesada - Lasted 4 seconds or so. No damage visible.
  • La Torre Golf Resort - Light shaking
  • Los montesinos - We felt the shake at 17 15, it just rattled crockery in the kitchen .lasted about 2 seconds . 24th march 2019
  • La Marina - It was less than 10 seconds and everything on a freestanding bookcase just rattled! No damage done. First one I’ve ever experienced!
  • Punta Prima - My wife was collecting the washing on the fourth floor and felt as if she was going to be blown by the wind. Lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Guardamar - Low rumble & vibrations through floor for about 2 seconds at 20.37
  • Torrevieja - Light shaking
  • La mata - Felt like several heavy lorries thundering past the sofa
  • Torrevieja - Very weak shaking
  • La maina - Bed shook no damage
  • Torrevieja - The earthquake lasted about 8 seconds sun 24 March approx 5 .10 in the afternoon. No damage but scary because big one for torrevieja is long overdue.
  • Alicante - Sitting on our balcony on 5th, top floor of hotel. The balcony actually swayed back and forth. The teacups and saucers on the table did not rattle. Just this unnerving swaying sensation. We both moved inside. Scary stuff!
  • EMSC Spain Mar 24 16:16 4.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Torrevieja - Moderate shaking for approx. 3 seconds
  • Alicante - Brak uszkodzeń. Trzęsienie trwało 3 sekundy
  • Santa Pola Este, Alicante - about 10 seconds
  • Torrevieja - Could see the wall shaking a bit & we heard a loud noice. Lasted about 3-4 seconds.
  • Torrevieja, Costa Blanca - 2 or 3 seconds shook the building at 17.15h
  • Alicante - Curtains swaying. Ornaments moved. Lasted about 4 or 5 secs.
  • Cabo roig - Light shaking for about 5 seconds
  • Campoamor, Orihuela Costa - Geen schade. Plm 30 sec schat ik . Maar ik voelde het heel duidelijk, zat in de stoel.
  • Quesada - Quite a few seconds after a long rumble
  • Cabo roig - Light shaking felt outside for about 5 seconds
  • Alicante - I felt a small rocking motion forward and backward as I sat on my sofa facing the Mediterranean.
  • Santa pola - The windows shook in my apartment block
  • Torrevieja - I felt the floor shake under my feet, and the ceiling and windows were vibrating. About 3 seconds.
  • Nairobi - Few seconds. No damage
  • villamartin - At home (2nd floor flat) sitting on sofa which began to shake vigorously, lasted a couple of seconds. this happened at about 17:17 this pm
  • Rojales - Gedurende 10 seconden een gerommel gehoord en schudden gevoeld
  • Ciudad Quesada - It was quite a loud shaking but only lasted about 5/10 seconds The whole house shook
  • torrevieja - pol godziny temu odczulam trzesienie ziemi, slabe, trwalo kilka sekund. ok 17\"30, 24.03 2019
  • Cabo Roig - A few seconds. No damage
  • La marina - About 7 seconds
  • Santa Pola - Less than 3 seconds
  • Torrevieja - Moderate shaking
  • Gran Alacant - Very mild, less than 1 second
  • Torrevieja - Woke everyone in house. Bang followed by definite shaking, lasting 5 to 10 seconds. No damage observed.
  • Villamartin Spain - Sitting outside and felt everything shake and a low rumbling noise. Suppose it lasted about 3 or 4 seconds.
  • La marina - Light shaking
  • Punta Prima - I felt it while sitting by my dining room table next to a wall. I heard within the wall as if there was a small amount of rubble falling in between the walls but it wasn’t anything major (I’m on the 4th floor). Just shaking of the walls and floor that lasted maybe 10 seconds. (I don’t know exact time it’s just a guess from what I remember)
  • Torrevieja - The shaking lasted for a few seconds.The floor moved beneath my feet.Strongest one I've felt in 19years
  • Torrevieja - Lasted 3/4 seconds thought wind had got up. Or, big roll of thunder, windows shaked and rattled a little frightning. But, all seems om
  • La Mata - Rumbling and vibration, so scarey!
  • Orihuela costa - Lasted about 3 seconds
  • La Mata - Rumbling and vibrations, so scarey!
  • Doña Pepa - 3/4 seconds, like a small train underneath the house, no damage.
  • Torrevieja - 3 sec
  • Torrevieja - We were sat on the beach and we felt the ground shake for about 3 seconds, no one round even seem to notice it which was strange. Local time was 17.15
  • Torrevieja - Lasted about 1 second. Slight, short rumbling sound. No movement of objects.
  • Orihuela costa - Sat on roof terrace Felt shacking Moved my bbq Lasted few seconds
  • Torrevieja - The shaking lasted a few seconds, maybe 4-5. Heard rumbling but as I was outside at the time, I don't know if things were shaking inside.
  • Torrevieja - Several seconds sofa shaking lightly
  • Torrevieja - 3-4 seconds where the house and the ground were shaking
  • Alicante - 4-5 seconds; no damage detected
  • Torrevieja - Loud rumble, Windows shaking for about 3-4 seconds.
  • Playa flamenca - Rumbling noise and light shaking lasted about 3 seconds
  • Alicante - Heard noise first, unusual, life a heavy good vechicle passing my. I was sitting on my couch and I had the sensation of swaying, first I thought I was light headed but then heard crunching, I stood up, floor was virbrating, small hairline crack in my ceiling. Got a good fright! Lasted maybe 3/4 seconds. No reports from anyone I know of any damage here
  • Torrevieja la Mata - No damage about 3/4 seconds. My car not happy !!!
  • Torrevieja - Shaking for 2-3 seconds, felt like a heavy truck passed, slight rumble. No damage.
  • San Miguel de Salinas - Light shaking for 3 seconds at about 17:15. No apparent damage.
  • Torrevieja - Heard a rumbling - thought it was cars going into underground car park,
  • Guardamar del Segura - Caravan shook lightly for about 10 seconds. No noise. No damage. 17h19 this afternoon.
  • El pinet - Weak shaking
  • La Marina San Fulgencio - I think at least 10 seconds the shaking lasted. The dogs were in panic. Windows rattled. As far as I could see there's no damage to the house.
  • Santa pola - Premiere experience en la matiere....pas de dommage Mais assez impressionant quand le lit a bouge pendant ces quelques secondes
  • Santa Pola, Alicante - Sitting in my easy chair, felt a slight tremor for just a few seconds.
  • Torrevieja - Floor shaking in 4 floor apartment Sunday. 24/3(19
  • Guardamar - Sunday 24 March at about 17.15, moderate vibration for about 3 or 4 seconds
  • La Hoya - No damage felt like my dog had run into my sofa. Lasted 3 or 4 seconds.
  • Cabanes - 3-5secundo
  • Torrevieja - Felt tremors at 20.36 on 28 March 2019. This is the second earthquake in last 5 days
  • Torrevieja - Moderate shaking
  • Torrevieja - Like truck driving by
  • EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Mar 18 19:34 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Mar 13 17:47 3.2 6 MAP
    EMSC Spain Mar 13 03:19 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Mar 07 00:34 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Feb 28 10:58 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Feb 26 11:44 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cariatiz - We felt a boom and I felt the floor moving under my feet whilst sitting in my kitchen
  • turre - Sounded like a train underground with vibration through the floor, my dogs felt it and barked
  • EMSC Spain Feb 16 22:38 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jan 18 06:36 4.2 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Jan 14 12:43 2.9 184 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Jan 07 16:47 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jan 03 02:43 3.5 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Dec 13 07:58 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Dec 03 01:22 3.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 30 06:48 3.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Nov 29 09:00 3.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 25 03:26 3.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Nov 24 23:32 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Nov 14 09:19 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 13 19:45 3.0 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Nov 11 08:45 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Nov 10 21:53 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 03 00:44 3.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Oct 23 18:14 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Oct 18 17:57 4.2 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Oct 17 02:51 4.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Oct 16 16:49 3.6 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Oct 15 08:11 3.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Oct 09 07:41 4.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Sep 21 08:44 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Sep 13 16:11 3.1 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Sep 10 04:59 3.0 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Sep 08 18:25 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Sep 08 12:27 3.3 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Aug 22 19:12 3.2 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Spain Aug 13 14:40 4.3 10 MAP
    USGS Abanilla, Spain Aug 13 14:40 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • La Romana - Het huis rommelde hoorbaar en voelbaar, zou het kunnen dat er een scheur is in het zwembad; lijkt leeg ge lopen?? 😏
  • San Isidro (de Albatera) - boven rammelde glazen vitrine 3-4 seconden, ik was beneden in garage en voelde schudden, is 2 a 3 keer gebeurd achter elkaar, maar eerste was meest voelbaar en duurde het langst
  • Alicante - Cette après midi dans la chambre, j'étais sur le lit et il y q eu un mouvement de va et vient bref. Ça fait vraiment un drôle d'effet!!
  • El altet - Se sintió moverse el sofá claramente solo un par de segundos
  • Abanilla - Alarming rumbling, the house shook for a few seconds.
  • Murcia - Weak shaking
  • Teulada - Teulada, lichte schok net als vorige week. 11.15
  • EMSC Spain Aug 13 14:40 4.2 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Alicante - 3 seconds in a hotel room. It startled me
  • Hondon de las Nieves - 5-7seconden schudden. Nog niet meeegemaakt in deze regio. Geen schade aan huis of zaken
  • Elche - Estaba durmiendo y me despertó las sacudidas de la cama. Se oyeron las puertas del armario
  • Catral - Het heeft toch 30 seconden geduurd en de lusters bewogen toch redelijk, ook de sofa waarin we zaten trilde redelijk
  • Elche - Weak shaking
  • Hondon de les neives - No damage was done however there was a light shake that lasted a few seconds then another minor shake for a few seconds that occurred after.
  • Catral - Light shaking
  • Alicante - Jai bien ressenti la secousse d ailleurs Jai l habitude je suis d alger et je suis en vacances à Alicante
  • Los Banos De Fortuna - a muffled boom in the distance then between 10-15 seconds of floor moving to & fro, and sofa shaking
  • Los Escandeles - only a few seconds, no damage
  • Hondon - 3 a 5 sec . Très impressionnant
  • Hondon de las nieves - De tafel binnen stond te schudden,glazen vielen om. Buiten trilden tegels en plots te het zwembad. Duurde ongeveer 3 seconden.
  • Aspe - 10 Seconds. No visible damage
  • Pinoso - Eerst herrie ( bam bam bam) en daarna schokkende vloer.
  • Hondón de lad Nieves - Alles rammelende en het huis schudde.
  • Macisvenda - een 3 tal seconden licht schudden
  • Pinoso - nice cocktails shaken not stirred
  • Hondón de los Frailes - Het was ook buiten goed waarneembaar, geen nieuwe waarneembare schade aan het huis
  • Elche - He sentido todo el edificio que se se movía. Estaba en una 7 planta. La tele moviéndose.
  • Crevillent - 5 seconden licht schuddende caravan,geen schade
  • ALICANTE - L\'immeuble a trembler petite secouse bien ressentie
  • Hondon - Hi for me the earthquake only lasted a few seconds and the house took some damages
  • PINOSO (ALICANTE) ESPAGNE - Very weak shaking
  • Macisvenda - 3+ seconds
  • Rafal - Weak shaking
  • Guardamar del Segura - Tremblement du balcon et les lits des enfants
  • Dolores - Pendant 10 secondes le canapé a tremblé et la télé aussi.
  • Hondon de las Frailes - Pfff best heftig om mee te maken
  • Alicante - Sa a durée environ 10sec ça va très vite
  • Hondon de las nieves - Een seconde of 5. Van lichte dreun tot matig schudden. Geen schade aan infra waargenomen.
  • EMSC Spain Aug 12 01:13 3.1 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Saint pierre la mer - 2 secondes
  • EMSC Spain Aug 05 20:08 3.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Algorfa - Light shaking
  • Jacarilla - About 2.22 am 7 Aug I was in bed when I felt room shake for several seconds my phone fell of table dogs started barkin not first time I've felt ground shake in Spain still scary
  • EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Aug 05 10:14 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Jul 26 14:35 3.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Teulada - Alsof er hiernaast een zware kast omviel tegen de muren..2 3 seconden
  • benissa - un tremblement léger dans la nuit 1h30,et un fort grondement vers 15h
  • Benissa - Nothings damaged but the whole house shook as well as outside people could feel it too. It lasted around 4 seconds but it happened last night,and a couple times today
  • Moraira - A fairly pronounced thump for a few seconds at 14.36
  • Benitchell - Awoke in the night hearing sounds. All the doors were shaking and rattling their frames.
  • Lliber - Light shaking
  • Calpe - Light shaking
  • Calpe 03710 Alicante - No damage lasted about secs time 3.30pm Had two previous quakes today 1.30 and 3.00 am
  • Бенисса - Ничего не было повреждено, но было лёгкое встряхивание
  • Moraira - Weak shaking
  • Calpe-La Fustera - Felt the quake this morning as well as the one in the afternoon. Felt like a big truck driving through the house. No visible damage.
  • Benissa - Un coup qui a fait trembler le batiment. 2 seconde maxi
  • Javea - Woke in the middle of the night, i thought somone was moving chairs about on the roof terrace
  • EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jul 26 14:13 3.0 34 MAP I Felt It INFO

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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.
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    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
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    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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) ?
    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