Small earthquake off Porto Santo

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake recorded early Sunday

Small earthquake off Porto Santo 1The Journal reports that a small earthquake, with a magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale, was recorded at dawn yesterday, at 02:45 am, off Porto Santo, according to the Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere.

Given the low intensity, and the distance from land, the earthquake was not felt by the population. Small earthquakes are fairly frequent in this – the blog must have reported on half a dozen over the last twelve years.

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