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Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 175 km W of Aljezur, Portugal on Monday, 14 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake  - 175 km W of Aljezur, Portugal on Monday, 14 September 2020
14 Sep 15:45 UTC: First to report: IGN after 18 minutes.
17 Sep 16:34: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 25.0 km (from 6.2 to 15.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14.5 km (9 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Monday, 14 September 2020 15:26 UTC
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9851°N / 10.8965°W (Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) W of Sagres (pop: 1,900)
177 km (110 mi) W of Vila do Bispo (pop: 1000)
179 km (111 mi) W of Carrapateira (pop: 100)
189 km (118 mi) W of Aljezur (pop: 5,900)
198 km (123 mi) W of Lagos (pop: 18,800)
247 km (154 mi) SW of Lisbon (pop: 517,800)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 14 Sep 15:26 UTCM 2.4 / 25 km175 km W of Aljezur, PortugalIGN

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
287 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short

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Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 175 km W of Aljezur, Portugal on Monday, 14 September 2020

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