3.1 sense earthquake in Faro, Loulé and Lagoa

With maximum intensity III (modified Mercalli scale)

The 3.1 earthquake (Richter) registered at 18:16 pm this Sunday, February 18th, was felt in the municipalities of Faro, Loulé and Lagoa with maximum intensity III (modified Mercalli scale). 

With its epicenter approximately 40 km southwest of Faro, the earthquake “did not cause personal or material damage”, said IPMA based on the information that has been possible to obtain so far.

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.


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