Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, on 24 Jul 1:59 am (GMT -2) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, on 24 Jul 1:59 am (GMT -2)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jul 04:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
24 Jul 07:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7.
Date & time: Jul 24, 2021 03:59:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Jul 1:59 am (GMT -2)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.41°N / 29.26°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 41.41°S / 150.74°E
Nearest volcano: Corvo (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
249 km (154 mi) NE of Vila do Corvo (Corvo) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Lagens (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NNW of Santa Cruz da Graciosa (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) N of Horta (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Calheta (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NNW of São Roque do Pico (pop: 3,710) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Lajes (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) NNW of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NNW of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (317 mi) NW of Rabo de Peixe (Ribeira Grande Municipality) (pop: 7,680) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NE of Flores Island (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NE of Corvo Island (pop: 468) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 20.9°C (70 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 7 m/s (15 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.710 kmPortugal: Azores Islands RegionGFZ
4.820 kmPortugal: AZORES ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
4.810 km273 Km NE of Santa Cruz Das Flores, PortugalUSGS
3.90 kmPortugal: Crista Media Atlantica NorteIVAR (AZO)

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