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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - N ALJEZUR.POR on Friday, 5 January 2018

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - N ALJEZUR.POR on Friday, 5 January 2018
Jan 5 21:02: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 5 Jan 20:30:26 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5016°N / 8.8483°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Madeira (920 km)
Primary data source: IGN
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 5 Jan
Fri, 5 Jan 20:30 UTCM 3.7 / 20 km PORTUGAL[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
vila novade milfontes / MMI IV (Light shaking): we noticed how the floor shaked and moved
Rogil/Samoqueira / MMI IV (Light shaking): We heard the sound of a very huge and sudden thunder, ending with a loud explosion.
(14.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud noise and short shaking.
Lagos (45.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sat watching tv when sofa started shaking. Only lasted about 20-30 seconds
Lagos, Portugal / MMI III (Weak shaking): We live in Lagos near the railway station and we felt our chairs shaking just for a second
lameiros / not felt: noice
Odeceixe / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Loud crash.. only for a very short moment..
Serominierho (23.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Praia da Luz (47 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak shaking for 2 seconds. (via app)
Estoril (Portugal) (142 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In cascais felt nothing but in Portugal we are always wondering if the big one is coming. Yuks.. (via EMSC)
Budens (Portugal) (59 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like an underground train making a new tunnel and pressure in the ears (via EMSC)
Silves (Portugal) (46 km S from epicenter)(no details): Senti sismo ligeiro 2 segundos (via EMSC)
Silves (Portugal) (46 km S from epicenter)(no details): What was that? 2 to 3 sec (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 7 Jan
Sun, 7 Jan 04:50 UTCM 2.8 / 26 km - [info] (984 km)GOLFO DE C
[Map]
IGN
Fri, 12 Jan
Fri, 12 Jan 05:55 UTCM 3.0 - [info] (741 km)ATL[Map]IGN
Tue, 16 Jan
Tue, 16 Jan 09:12 UTCM 3.4 / 56 km - [info] (777 km)SW CABO DE SAN VICENTE
[Map]
IGN
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 13:49 UTCM 3.5 / 57 km - [info] (777 km)SW CABO DE SAN VICENTE
I FELT IT
[Map]
IGN
Sat, 20 Jan
Sat, 20 Jan 11:42 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (930 km)NW MONCHIQUE.POR
I FELT IT
[Map]
IGN
Lisboa (Portugal) (160 km NW from epicenter)(no details): unnoticed (via EMSC)
Monchique (Portugal) (14 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ouvi um grande barulho e pensei que fosse da pedreira aqui de Monchique mas depois apercebi-me de que era um sismo. Tremeu um bocado mas parou logo a seguir mas continuou o barulho mais um pouco (via EMSC)
Faro (Portugal) (67 km SE from epicenter)(no details): it sounded much like a blast from the local quarry. Short and sharp no rumbling. momentary shock movement felt. could see fronds of indoor palm vibrating briefly. (via EMSC)

 

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