Portugal earthquake list (Including Azores and Madeira)

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Portugal

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Portugal (including Madeira) time = UTC time – Azores time = UTC -1
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region May 20 07:29 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 18 15:18 3.3 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Portugal May 14 12:43 2.9 63 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 10 22:34 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 09 15:18 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 08 20:09 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 08 18:10 3.9 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 05 23:42 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Portugal May 05 01:34 2.1 18 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 04 12:38 3.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 04 08:13 3.6 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 03 19:27 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 02 20:31 3.0 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 02 20:26 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 02 12:54 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 02 02:59 3.5 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Portugal May 02 01:43 3.2 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ermezinde - Nao tenho a certeza, simplesmente houvi um barulho esquesito tipo trovao mas n houve trovoada e senti uma vibraçao forte durante 1 segundo. Tinha um amigo que morava aqui perto e pergunteilhe no face se sentiu algo e ele disse que sim.
  • Braga - big noise, short duration
  • Porto - Got afraid. Sound and shaking
  • viana - Sem danos
  • Porto - sentido por duas pessoas. Uma deitada e uma sentada à mesa. Sem danos.
  • Esposende - Só pensei que fosse o camião mas foi um terramoto
  • Gondomar - Minha cadeira abanou um pouco.
  • Póvoa de Varzim - Penso que não será nada de grave, mal senti o tremor de terra
  • Paredes - Eu comecei a ouvir um som forte e a sentir-me em movimento leve, e ouvi algo a cair da vizinha , fiquei atenta a ouvir e comecei a sentir a minha cabeça a doer como se fosse eu mesma a mexer com ela muito rápido, depois passou e fiquei tipo parada a tentar perceber o que tinha sido aquilo até que , um amigo meu me perguntei se eu tinha sentido aquilo .... pensei por momentos que tava louca :o
  • Braga - Assustei-me um pouco porque ainda durou uns poucos segundos e sentiu-se vivamente a intensidade estando eu mesmo num 2° andar. Não provocou danos.
  • Porto - Sem danos. NÃO foi sentido por alguns amigos que estavam comigo num 3o andar.
  • Valongo - Ouvi um barulho alto mas como vivo perto de uma linha de comboio pensei que fosse um comboio de carga a passar, mas lembrei me que não passam de madrugada, a vibração foi mínima.
  • fafe - cheguei assustar me e bem, estava ao computador quando ouco um barulho esquisito a estromecer, e reparo que nao e normal pk sinto as coisas a mecher e entao posso dizer que ate a barriga me ficou a doer por ver que realmente se tratava de 1 sismo leve mas claro assustador.
  • Braga - Sem danos. Só a minha filha de 4 anos que acordou assustada.
  • fafe - senti ,estava ao computador e um barulho estrondoso que reparei com as coisas a tremer ate a barriga me fou doendo...
  • FAFE - Ate a barriga me ficou a doer, um barulho tao esquisito que me levou a reparar as coisas a tremer....
  • guimaraes - Ouvi barulho e senti o chao a tremer
  • FAFE - cheguei assustar me porque na verdade tinha a luz ligada e tudo abanou e bem, nao entrei em panico porque foi uns 10 segundos .
  • Porto - Apenas senti durante 2 segundos uma ligeira turbulência, sem danos.
  • Amares - Sentiu-se bem. Tb pensei que era um camião, mas que camião. Alguém me sabe diz onde foi o epicentro?
  • Fafe - Durante alguns segundos senti o chão a abanar!
  • Gondomar - Ouvi um som bastante longo,pensei que fosse trovoada mas quando senti a janela do meu quarto abanar percebi que nao era da trovoada.. Fiquei Assustada :/
  • braga - sem danos mas muito forte e assustador sabendo agora que o epicentro foi em braga, confirmo ter sentido o seu inicio -indescritivel
  • Porto - Bom dia..cerca das 3 horas.Senti o chao a tremer estava na cama esta tb tremia ,bem como as janelas durou segundos, mas assustador.. Nao tenho conhecimento por agora de danos causados. Muito obrigada..
  • Ponte de Lima - Senti a casa a estremecer duma ponta à outra, como se fosse uma onde que começa num canto e acaba no outro canto oposto, foi de curta duração! Por volta das 3h40m do dia 2/5/15
  • vila do conde - Senti um pequeno abalo . mas não ouveram danos.
  • GONDOMAR - cerca das 3:00 manha senti ouvi um barulho muito forte
  • jovim - senti um barulho a passar por breves instantes as 2:42
  • Santo Tirso - Acordei com barulho mas não suspeitei que fosse um terramoto, como estava mau tempo pensei que fosse trovoada!
  • paredes - foi horrivel ouvi uuuuuuuuuuu pensei que era um fantasma mas nao me abanou a cabeca
  • paredes - foi horrivel comecei a ouvir uuuuruuuuuuu pensei que era um fantasma mas nao se me abanou a cabeca...
  • barroselas - some shaking felt
  • braga - nossaaaa!!!
  • Famalicão - Estava quase a adormecer e despertei ao sentir a minha cama tremer. Se não tivesse pesquisado na internet, estaria convencida que tinha sido imaginação minha.
  • EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 01 15:27 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 01 12:13 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 01 07:58 3.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 01 02:37 3.0 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal May 01 00:05 3.9 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 30 16:11 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 30 06:33 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 30 06:29 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ribeira Grande, Portugal Apr 30 06:29 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 30 06:29 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 30 00:49 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 29 14:13 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 29 10:09 3.1 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Apr 27 12:49 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Portugal Apr 26 01:12 2.5 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 25 13:13 3.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 24 23:03 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 24 22:29 3.3 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 24 22:21 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ribeira Grande, Portugal Apr 24 22:14 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cedros HRT 9900-341 Portugal - Little shake, could hear forks standing on kitchen counter shatter
  • Azores, Rabo de Peixe - Loud bang like a cannon firing, followed by two large lurches towards the south. Felt the shock wave more through the ground than through the air.
  • EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 24 22:14 4.8 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 19 23:05 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 19 22:02 4.6 12 MAP I Felt It
  • Petrol Miguel - No damage at all, just very slight tremor felt
  • Cedros Faial - No visible damage
  • GEOFON Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 19 22:02 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ribeira Grande, Portugal Apr 19 22:02 4.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 19 21:50 3.0 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Portugal Apr 19 12:22 2.3 21 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Apr 14 19:51 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Apr 14 19:46 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Apr 02 15:31 4.3 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Portugal Mar 31 21:29 3.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Mar 24 15:31 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Mar 21 06:18 2.4 1 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
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    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
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    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
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    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
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    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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