Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Saturday, 8 May 2021 at 00:09 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
8 May 00:24 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.952°N / 26.055°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearest volcano: Sete Cidades (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Arrifes (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Povoação (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SE of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Lajes (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||km||Fossa Hirondelle, Portugal||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.