Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 7.4 km north of Portimão, Faro, Portugal, on Monday, 24 May 2021 at 17:35 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
24 May 18:13 UTC: First to report: IGN after 38 minutes.
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2053°N / 8.5352°W (Portimão Municipality, Faro, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) N of Portimao (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) W of Silves (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Monchique (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Lagos (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of São Bartolomeu de Messines (pop: 8,380) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Albufeira (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Quarteira (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Faro (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSE of Lisboa (Lisbon) (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SSE of Amadora (Lisbon) (pop: 178,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||18 km||Portugal: N PORTIMAO.POR||IGN|
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.