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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 29km ESE of Furnas, Portugal

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 29km ESE of Furnas, Portugal on Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 29km ESE of Furnas, Portugal on Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Date & time: Tue, 30 Apr 06:25:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 05:25 (Atlantic/Azores)
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6551°N / 25.0066°W
Nearest volcano: Furnas (31 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 30 Apr
Tue, 30 Apr 06:25 UTCM 5.8 / 2 km AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Apr 06:25 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmAzores Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 30 Apr 06:25 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmAzores Islands, Portugal[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Ponta Delgada (60.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
ponta delgada, azores / MMI III (Weak shaking): was really scary ... we wake up and the bed was swinging a lot
azores, ponta delgada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
terceira island / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rabo de Peixe (Portugal) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Noto há muito que o relevo em geral está diferente, mais bicudo tipo «assanhado» nos picos e, que há areias mais quentes a secar a camada mais superficial da terra e quase em varredura (via EMSC)
(Portugal) (1475 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ik lag in bed in hotel praia marina, was net wakker toen ik geluiden in de vensters hoorde. Zelf leek ik stil te liggen en vanuit bed zag ik de muren licht bewegen. (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Acordei a sentir a cama, o guarda roupa, a luz, tudo a tremer muito depressa e a ouvir aquele som drruumm horrível! Assustei-me e gritei. O tremor de terra só parou quando senti algo a cair e a partir-se... Fui à rua, os pássaros estavam a voar agitados e passado uns minutos, estavam a cantar calmamente. Foi a pior sensação que já senti! (via EMSC)
Fenais da Luz (Portugal) (70 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was very strong I wake up and felt my bed shaking and the chandelier moving a lot. (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I live in a building of 14 floors, and woke up with the bed shaking. It was a terrifying experience. (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was awesome :D (via EMSC)
Praia da Vitória (Portugal) (230 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Eram 6:26 senti a cama a balançar durante uns 5-7 segundos. (via EMSC)
Capelas (Portugal) (74 km NW from epicenter)(no details): primeiro se sentiu varios cracks no telhado (vivemos numa casa de 300 anos com tectos te madeira)em que pensamos ser granizo forte caindo mas olhei para a janela e nao havia indicios de chuva/granizo. De seguida o som aumentou e a vibração sentiu se como descendo (ou subindo, nao sei bem) pelas paredes e entao o chao começou a baloiçar. Tudo isso penso que demorou nao mais de 10 segundos. Apos isso, la fora na quinta tudo parecia "parado" no tempo. (via EMSC)
(Portugal) (1475 km E from epicenter)(no details): Começou com um balançar suave e depois sacudiu forte (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was a long lasting earthquake, the dors on the bathroom shaked a lot. (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No, just a scary thing! (via EMSC)
Mosteiros (Portugal) (87 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Molto percepibile (via EMSC)
Arrifes (Portugal) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt well but not strong. People wake up. From my experientce I would sy that was intesity of III from Mercalli. (via EMSC)
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was very perceptible and long lasting (via EMSC)
Lagoa (Portugal) (60 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Acordei com um barulho que fez e logo a seguir senti a cama a baloiçar por 5 a 7 segundos. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 30 Apr 06:29 UTCM 4.4 / 2 km - [info] (45 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Apr 06:30 UTCM 3.7 / 5 km - [info] (51 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Apr 08:53 UTCM 3.2 / 8 km - [info] (48 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Apr 09:39 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info] (58 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Apr 10:41 UTCM 3.3 / 2 km - [info] (65 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 2 May
Thu, 2 May 13:27 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km - [info] (44 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 2 May 20:45 UTCM 3.1 / 9 km - [info] (47 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Jun
Sat, 8 Jun 01:52 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km - [info] (61 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Jun
Thu, 13 Jun 09:55 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km - [info]Don Joao de Castro Bank (17 km) - Azores, PortugalAZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC
Tue, 18 Jun
Tue, 18 Jun 20:09 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km - [info]Don Joao de Castro Bank (12 km) - Azores, PortugalAZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC
Tue, 18 Jun 20:10 UTCM 3.0 / 2 km - [info]Don Joao de Castro Bank (15 km) - Azores, PortugalAZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC
Mon, 1 Jul
Mon, 1 Jul 20:03 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km - [info] (140 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Jul
Sun, 7 Jul 07:06 UTCM 3.2 / 1 km - [info]Don Joao de Castro Bank (40 km) - Azores, PortugalAZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Aug
Mon, 5 Aug 02:39 UTCM 3.0 / 5 km - [info] (68 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 10 Aug
Sat, 10 Aug 11:33 UTCM 3.2 / 15 km - [info] (134 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Sep
Wed, 4 Sep 20:31 UTCM 2.7 / 3 km - [info]Furnas (18 km)AZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC
Sat, 7 Sep
Sat, 7 Sep 00:29 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info]Furnas (101 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 30 Sep
Mon, 30 Sep 10:27 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]Furnas (229 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 30 Sep 13:23 UTCM 3.3 / 1 km - [info]Furnas (76 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 13 Nov
Wed, 13 Nov 16:28 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info]Furnas (148 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 22 Dec
Sun, 22 Dec 20:19 UTCM 3.4 / 15 km - [info]Furnas (97 km) AZORES ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 25 Dec
Wed, 25 Dec 04:20 UTCM 3.2 / 3 km - [info]Don Joao de Castro Bank (40 km) - Azores, PortugalAZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC

 

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