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2 Earthquakes Recorded Last Night

According to the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) website, 2 mini earthquakes were recorded last night.

The first occurred at 18:46 off the southwest coast of Ponto do Sol, registering 1.7 on the Richter Scale.  The second, slightly smaller earthquake (1.5) was recorded at 19:55, off the Ribeira Brava coastline.

Due to their size they would not have been felt.

Samantha Gannon

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