A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Aljubarrota in Portugal on Wednesday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:31 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008fs6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fs6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 23:22:31 / February 1, 2017 @ 11:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.19 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -8.8901° West, latitude 39.5967° North, depth = 11.19 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Coimbra (c. 106 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Monsanto (c. 50 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Leiria (c. 45 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santarém (c. 29 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Marinha Grande (c. 28 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Póvoa de Santa Iria (c. 28 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Iria da Azóia, Ponte de Sôr, Ericeira. Close country/countries that might be effected, Portugal (c. 10 676 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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