Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 85 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Monday, 19 April 2021 at 16:13 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
19 Apr 16:47 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 34 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2021 16:13:27 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.183°N / 26.464°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Don Joao de Castro Bank (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SE of Porto Martins (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Santa Barbara (pop: 1,270) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Lajes (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) E of Madalena (pop: 6,140) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WNW of São Miguel Island (pop: 137,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||km||Banco D. Joao De Castro, Portugal||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.