Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 29 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azoren, Portugal, on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 10:48 (GMT) -
Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
6 Jun 11:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.97°N / 25.82°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 37.97°S / 154.18°E↗
Nearest volcano: Sete Cidades (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) NNW of Arrifes (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Furnas (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ESE of Calheta (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of The Green Island (pop: 137,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||7 km||AZORES ISLANDS, PORTUGAL||EMSC|
|2.8||0 km||Portugal: NNW Pilar (S. Miguel)||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.