According to the Funchal City Council, through the Municipal Civil Protection Service, the 5.0-scale earthquake did not cause any occurrences in the Madeiran capital.

“The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere informs that on 02-16-2022, at 04:32 (local time), an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 (Richter) was recorded at the stations of the Mainland Seismic Network, whose epicenter was located about 50 km south of Funchal”, says the Municipality.