Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT -1) -
Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
24 Jan 10:27 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 20 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 23, 2022 14:00:25 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT -1)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.784°N / 27.764°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)|
|Antipode||38.784°S / 152.236°E|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)|
|Nearest volcano||Graciosa (32 km / 20 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||25 km (16 mi) NE of Norte Pequeno (pop: 220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
30 km (19 mi) NE of Calheta (pop: 3,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Santa Barbara (pop: 1,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz da Graciosa (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Velas (pop: 1,980) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) W of Biscoitos (pop: 1,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Angra do Heroismo (Angra do Heroísmo Municipality) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) NE of Lajes (pop: 4,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) W of Praia da Vitoria (Praia da Vitória) (pop: 6,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Horta (pop: 6,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) NE of São Jorge Island (pop: 9,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Faial Island (pop: 14,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||0 km||Portugal: Bacia E Da Graciosa||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.