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Earthquake off Cape St Vincent - 3.8 on the Richter Scale

earthquakeChartAccording to information advanced by the IPMA, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere, an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale was registered on Tuesday morning, 11 June, at 10:27.

The Continental Seismic Network sensors picked uo the sizable earthquake, whose epicenter was located about 80 kilometres Southwest of Cape S.Vicente in Sagres.

The IPMA confirmed that it has not received any information confirming that this earthquake had been felt on the mainland.


Sismo em pleno Atlântico a 80 km de Sagres
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-3 #1 Isla White 2019-06-12 06:12
Is it true that no one at GALP etc planning to extract oil from this area has ever admitted to the plates of the earths crusts meshing together there ? Causing these earthquakes. Is it is case that, like this country being "officially race blind", if the Government planners and decision makers ignore the problem, it is not there. A game many of us played as infants; when trying to sleep, if we did not look at the wardrobe door and keeping our eyes tight shut under the bedclothes - then nothing could hurt us. Now in adulthood finding less need to do this.

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