A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Alvor in Portugal on Monday. Exact location, longitude -8.5745° West, latitude 37.1247° North, depth = 19.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 18:09:31 / September 11, 2017 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.99 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:09:31 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000akih. Unique identifier: us2000akih.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tavira, Moncarapacho, Laranjeiro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Portugal (c. 10 676 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Faro (c. 41 400 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Portimão (c. 38 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Olhão (c. 29 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Loulé (c. 23 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Laranjeiro (c. 20 500 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Lagos (c. 18 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km ESE of Alvor, Portugal.
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