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Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - PORTUGAL on Monday, 1 October 2018

Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake  - PORTUGAL on Monday, 1 October 2018
Date & time: Monday, 1 October 2018 05:58 UTC
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.75°N / 9.47°W (Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Madeira (883 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^9 J (1.56 MWh / 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 1 Oct 2018
Mon, 1 Oct 05:58 UTCM 3.7 / 27 kmATLIGN

"I felt it" reports:
Milfontes / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lisbon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belas- Sintra / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Looks like much more than 3.3. I was asleep and felt it. Things inside the house made noises.
Lisboa (Portugal) (113 km N from epicenter)(no details): Senti a cama a abanar muito ligeiramente. Fiquei na dúvida se teria sido ou não. Pelos vistos foi mesmo. (via EMSC)
Lisboa (Portugal) (112 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ouvi um barulho e logo depois um ligeiro abanar, durou uns 5 a 10 segundos. (via EMSC)
Sintra (Portugal) (122 km N from epicenter)(no details): The glasses shook and it sounded like a train passed by. (via EMSC)
Cascais (Portugal) (104 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bed and bedroom door moved slightly (via EMSC)
Odemira (Portugal) (71 km E from epicenter)(no details): This one i only heard and didn't feel (via EMSC)


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