Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 1.5 km southwest of Vale da Amoreira, Portugal, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 1:06 am (GMT +0) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 1.5 km southwest of Vale da Amoreira, Portugal, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 1:06 am (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth

26 Nov 01:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
26 Nov 01:11: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 15.0 km (from 9.9 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Nov 26, 2021 01:06:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Nov 26, 2021 1:06 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.06°N / 7.71°W (Fronteira Municipality, Portalegre, Portugal)
Antipode: 39.06°S / 172.29°E
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SW of Vale da Amoreira (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Alter do Chão (pop: 2,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Monforte (pop: 3,330) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Estremoz (Évora) (pop: 9,350) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of Ponte de Sôr (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Portalegre (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Santo André (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNE of Evora (Évora) (pop: 55,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Badajoz (Extremadura, Spain) (pop: 148,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ENE of Lissabon (pop: 517,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.7°C (44 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.615 kmPORTUGALEMSC
3.10 kmPortugal: E AVIS.PORIGN

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