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Small Earthquake Registered This Morning

A 1.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded this morning at 2:06 am at a depth of 29 km southwest of the Desertas Islands.

The Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere confirmed that this is the eleventh earthquake recorded in the archipelago of Madeira this month, all of which were smaller than the 5.2 quake that shook the island on the 7th of March.

Samantha Gannon

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