Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, on Friday, Jan 28, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT -1) -
Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
28 Jan 11:15 UTC: First to report: IVAR (AZO) after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 28, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT -1)
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.839°N / 25.238°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal)
Antipode: 36.839°S / 154.762°E
Nearest volcano: Furnas (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SW of Santa Barbara (pop: 405) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Vila Franca do Campo (pop: 5,040) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSE of Ponta Delgada (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SW of Santa Maria Island (pop: 5,580) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IVAR (AZO) (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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|2.5||0 km||Portugal: S Acores||IVAR (AZO)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.