According to information from the Azores Seismovolcanic Surveillance and Information Center (CIVISA), the event took place at 10:53 local time (11:53 in Lisbon), with its epicenter about four kilometers between west and northwest of Furnas, in the municipality of Povoação .

According to the information available so far, the earthquake was felt with maximum intensity III (Modified Mercalli scale) in the parish of Furnas.

"CIVISA continues to follow the evolution of the situation", says the statement