Over the past week there has been an increase in seismic activity off the coast of Madeira, and this afternoon was no different.
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According to the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) website, 2 mini earthquakes were recorded last night.
An earthquake measuring 1.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded at 02:19 this morning off the south coast of Funchal, according to the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) website.
An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was recorded this morning at 00:10, 55 kilometers off the south-east coast of the Deserta Grande Island, with a depth of 9 km.
A shallow earthquake with a depth of 5 km, and measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale was recorded this morning, at around 00:55 southwest of the Desertas, Madeira, confirmed the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA).
This morning, an earthquake registering 1.7 on the Richter scale was recorded off the Southeast coast of the Desertas.
The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), issued a statement confirming that they had recorded an earthquake at 10:45 this morning measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale, approximately 45 km off the south coast of Câmara de Lobos.
The Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA), recorded a 3.2 magnitude earthquake this morning at 07:27.
Although there was no major damage to property during this morning's earthquake, at least three individuals were taken to the Emergency Department of the Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital, shortly after the quake took place.
Although this morning's earthquake did not cause any significant damage or threat to life, the following safety advice poster has been released.
An earthquake registering 2.1 on the Richter scale was recorded off Porto Santo at 21:42 on Saturday (15.01) night, at a depth of 10 km.
According to information released on the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea website, a 1.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded southeast of the Desertas at 01.39 this morning.
At 01:15 this morning, the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea recorded an earthquake registering 2.6 on the Richter Scale off the southeast coast of the Desertas Islands.
A second earthquake was recorded yesterday afternoon (18.10), at 18.31. Located 40 km off the south coast of Câmara do Lobos, the earthquake registered 2.0 on the Richter Scale, and had a depth of 23 km.
This morning at 05.59, the Portuguese Institute for Atmosphere and Sea recorded an earthquake registering 1.8 on the Richter Scale off the south coast of Ribeira Brava.