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Two Earthquakes Recorded in Two Days

An earthquake registering a magnitude 2.4 was recorded at dawn this morning in the sea off Madeira Sea (Madeira-Tore) according to the Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA).  The earthquake occurred at 1:56 am and was not felt by the population.

A second earthquake was recorded at 1:57 pm yesterday (6th October), and although its position has not been disclosed, the tremor reached 2.7 on the Richter Scale.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly