Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 49 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021 5:16 am (GMT -1) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 49 km northwest of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, on Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021 5:16 am (GMT -1)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 0 km depth

16 Nov 06:28 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 11 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 16, 2021 06:16:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021 5:16 am (GMT -1)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.943°N / 26.159°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 37.943°S / 153.841°E
Nearest volcano: Sete Cidades (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Arrifes (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Lagoa (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Fenais da Ajuda (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WNW of Povoação (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) W of Senhora do Rosario (pop: 4,940) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SE of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SE of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SE of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of São Miguel Island (pop: 137,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 18.4°C (65 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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2.30 kmPortugal: Fossa HirondelleIVAR (AZO)

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