Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 12:48 pm (GMT +0) -
Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
16 Oct 14:06 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 12:48 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.507°N / 24.662°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 37.507°S / 155.338°E↗
Nearest volcano: Furnas (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SE of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Povoação (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Santa Barbara (pop: 405) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Fenais da Ajuda (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Santa Maria Island (pop: 5,580) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of São Miguel Island (pop: 137,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||0 km||Portugal: Fossa Da Povoacao||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.