Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 40 km west of Ribeira Grande, Portugal, on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 16:55 (GMT) -
Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
29 May 17:11 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.531°N / 29.16°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 38.531°S / 150.84°E↗
Nearest volcano: Fayal (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Ribeira Grande (Castelo Branco) (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Horta (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of São Roque do Pico (pop: 3,710) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of Lajes (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Velas (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Calheta (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz da Graciosa (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) W of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Lagens (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Faial Island (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||0 km||Portugal: W Faial||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, 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.