Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 42 km southwest of Faro, Portugal, on Friday, 28 May 2021 at 16:35 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
28 May 17:15 UTC: First to report: IGN after 39 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7801°N / 8.2886°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) S of Albufeira (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Quarteira (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Faro (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Portimao (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Loule (Loulé) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Silves (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Olhão (pop: 29,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Lagos (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Laranjeiro (Moncarapacho) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SSE of Lisboa (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||9 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.