3.1 earthquake recorded 40 km southwest of Faro

Earthquake was recorded at 18:16 pm

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 (Richter) with an epicenter approximately 40 kilometers southwest of Faro It was recorded this Sunday, February 18th, at 18:16 pm. 

According to IPMA, there is, for now, no information confirming that this earthquake was felt, but the Sul Informação received reports from people who felt, in Faro.

In a note, IPMA recalls that «locating the epicenter of an earthquake is a complex physical and mathematical process that depends on the data set, algorithms and seismic wave propagation models» and that «different agencies may produce slightly different results ».

If you felt the earthquake, you can help IPMA, which wants to map the extent of the effects of the earthquakes, by filling out a small questionnaire, available here.