Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 52 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 22:28 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
6 May 22:44 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 15 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.923°N / 26.208°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Sete Cidades (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Arrifes (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Povoação (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SE of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ESE of Lajes (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||km||Fossa Hirondelle, Portugal||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.