Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 59 km southeast of Faro, Portugal, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 08:19 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 36 km depth
26 May 09:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.58°N / 7.55°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Fuzeta (Olhão Municipality) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Olhão (pop: 29,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Laranjeiro (Moncarapacho) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Faro (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) S of Tavira (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Quarteira (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SE of Loule (Loulé) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Albufeira (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Huelva (Spain) (pop: 148,800) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSE of Lisboa (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.2||36 km||Portugal: STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR||EMSC|
|2.2||36 km||Portugal: GOLFO DE C||IGN|
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.