Mag. 3.1 earthquake - AZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL, on Monday, 3 December 2018 at 18:09 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
3 Dec 18:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2°N / 26.68°W (Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Don Joao de Castro Bank (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) SE of Porto Judeu (pop: 2,500)
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Praia da Vitória (pop: 6,060)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Angra do Heroísmo (pop: 12,000)
80 km (49 mi) SE of Santa Barbara (pop: 1,270)
102 km (64 mi) WNW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100)
105 km (66 mi) WNW of Rabo de Peixe (Ribeira Grande Municipality) (pop: 7,680)
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040)
165 km (103 mi) ESE of Madalena (pop: 6,140)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||7 km||AZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL||EMSC|
|M 3.0||14 km||Banco D. Joao de Castro||IVAR (AZO)|
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