Mag. 2.2 earthquake - Pico Alto (Terceira) on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 10:46 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
5 Jun 10:52 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 6 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.737°N / 27.207°W (Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Terceira (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Biscoitos (Praia da Vitória Municipality) (pop: 1,430)
9 km (6 mi) N of Angra do Heroísmo (pop: 12,000)
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Lajes (pop: 3,740)
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Santa Barbara (pop: 1,270)
13 km (8 mi) NW of São Sebastião (pop: 2,100)
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Calheta (pop: 3,770)
174 km (108 mi) NW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100)
181 km (112 mi) NW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400)
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.