Monchique earthquake was felt but did not cause damage

Earthquake was felt with maximum intensity II/III on the Mercalli scale

The magnitude 2.5 earthquake (Richter), whose epicenter was located about 6 km northeast of Monchique, at 16:24 pm this Sunday, was finally felt «with maximum intensity II/III (modified Mercalli scale) in the Monchique region». has just informed the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere.

IPMA adds that the earthquake "did not cause personal or material damage".

If you have felt the shock, you can help IPMA by accessing the website of this body and filling out the form available, by clicking here, in order to help better characterize the earthquakes.