Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 53 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 at 09:36 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
27 Apr 10:20 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 44 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.955°N / 26.21°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Sete Cidades (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Arrifes (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Povoação (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SE of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SE of Santa Barbara (pop: 1,270) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.