Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Monchique Municipality, 15 km north of Portimão, Faro, Portugal, on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 2:37 am (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
17 Feb 03:48 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 02:37:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 2:37 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2712°N / 8.5421°W (Monchique Municipality, Faro, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Monchique (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Silves (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Portimão (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Lagos (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of São Bartolomeu de Messines (pop: 8,380) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Aljezur (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NW of Albufeira (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Faro (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Setubal (District of Setúbal) (pop: 117,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Lisboa (Lisbon) (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||12 km||SE MONCHIQUE.POR, Portugal||IGN|
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