Earthquake measuring 3.3 registered 50kms from Olhão

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered off the coast of the Algarve at 8.11am on Wednesday.

Its epicentre was located around 50km southeast of Olhão, according to the Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA). As we went to press, there were no reports that it had been felt.

Meantime, a national earthquake risk awareness exercise, entitled ‘A Terra Treme’, will be held throughout Portugal tomorrow (Thursday) at 11.05am.