Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 298 km northeast of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 8:55 am (GMT -1) -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 298 km northeast of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 8:55 am (GMT -1)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Feb 10:15 UTC: First to report: IGN after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 09:55:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 8:55 am (GMT -1)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.5523°N / 14.6415°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
284 km (176 mi) NE of Machico (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NE of Santana (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NE of Caniço (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NE of São Vicente (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NE of Funchal (pop: 100,800) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NE of Porto Moniz (pop: 2,760) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) NE of São Martinho (Funchal) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Câmara de Lobos (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NE of Ponta do Sol (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
675 km (420 mi) SW of Lisboa (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.4°C (63 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from S
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake (1)

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694.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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