Earthquake rumbles around Monchique

in News · 10-09-2018 15:10:00 · 0 Comments
Earthquake rumbles around Monchique

A tremor measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale was registered just outside the Algarve mountain city of Monchique this morning.

The low-intensity quake’s epicentre was pinpointed to 10 kilometres east of Monchique, at 8.15am, according to Portugal’s IPMA Met Office. The IPMA said the tremor did not cause personal or material damage. Last Tuesday a larger 4.6 magnitude scale earthquake was felt in the northern and central parts of Portugal.


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