Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 45 km west of Lagos, Faro, Portugal, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 21:28 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 30 km depth
6 May 21:47 UTC: First to report: IGN after 19 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.0867°N / 9.1796°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Sagres (pop: 1,940) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Aljezur (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Lagos (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Portimao (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Monchique (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Silves (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Albufeira (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Quarteira (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) S of Lisboa (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Amadora (pop: 178,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||30 km||ATL, Portugal||IGN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.