The Azores Seismovolcanic Information and Surveillance Center (CIVISA) indicates that the earthquake was felt at 05:57 local time (06:57 in Lisbon), according to a statement from the Civil Protection of the Azores.

According to CIVISA, and according to the information available so far, the quake was felt with maximum intensity IV/V on the Modified Mercalli scale in the parishes of Faial da Terra, Nossa Senhora dos Remédios and Furnas (municipality of Povoação) and in parish of Ponta Garça (municipality of Vila Franca do Campo).

The event was also felt with intensity IV in the parishes of Ribeira Seca and S. Pedro (municipality of Vila Franca do Campo) and in the parishes of Nordeste, Achada, Achadinha, Santana and Salga (municipality of Nordeste).