Latest quakes in the Azores in the past 24 hours on Thursday, July 7, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Jul 7, 2022 05:39 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, the Azores had 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 5 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.5 | São Jorge, 1.4 km NE of Velas, Azores, Portugal -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | North Atlantic Ocean, 121 km E of Lagens, Portugal -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in the Azores (updated )

Past 24 hours:7 quakes | 5 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:37 quakes | 24 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 30 days:136 quakes | 84 quakes M2+ | 5 quakes M3+
Past 90 days:549 quakes | 267 quakes M2+ | 19 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 365 days:1,846 quakes | 1,423 quakes M2+ | 115 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (7 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 GMT (7 quakes)
Jul 6, 2022 10:31 pm (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 22:31 GMT)
1.5
São Jorge, 1.4 km northeast of Velas, Azores, Portugal MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 4:39 pm (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 16:39 GMT)
2.0

9 km
São Jorge, 1.8 km east of Velas, Azores, Portugal MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 2:07 pm (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 14:07 GMT)
2.0

5 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 51 km southeast of Angra do Heroismo, Azores, Portugal MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 11:09 am (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 11:09 GMT)
2.0

9 km
São Jorge, 4.6 km east of Velas, Azores, Portugal MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 7:51 am (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 07:51 GMT)
3.1

5 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 121 km east of Lagens, Portugal
I FELT IT
MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 7:37 am (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 07:37 GMT)
2.8

13 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 138 km northwest of Ribeira Grande, Portugal MoreMap
Jul 6, 2022 5:56 am (GMT +0) (Jul 6, 2022 05:56 GMT)
2.6

11 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 85 km east of Santa Barbara, Portugal MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.5 x 109 joules (1.26 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.08 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Azores Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in the Azores?

The last earthquake in the Azores occurred 7 hours ago: Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - São Jorge, 1.4 km northeast of Velas, Azores, Portugal, on Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 at 10:31 pm (GMT +0).

How many quakes were there in the Azores today?

In the past 24 hours, Azores, Portugal had 7 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in the Azores today?

The strongest earthquake in the Azores today occurred 22 hours ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 121 km east of Lagens, Portugal, on Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 at 7:51 am (GMT +0).

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