Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 319 km south of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal, on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 17:04 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake  - 319 km south of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal, on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 17:04 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

16 Nov 17:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 05:04:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.95°N / 10.08°W (Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
319 km (198 mi) SW of Lisbon (pop: 517,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Parow, Cape Town, South Africa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : The first time it happened a month ago, it felt just like the way you feel if you live next to a railway, and a train passes. This time, just not, it felt real. There was a shake, and I didn't know if it was going to get worst or better.
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