An earthquake measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale was recorded last night, Saturday, north of Porto Santo.

The quake occurred at 21:42 with the epicenter located at a depth of 10 km and at a distance of almost 200 km from Funchal, according to the records of seismographs from the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA).

It was the third earthquake recorded in the Madeira Region this year, all with the particularity of having occurred during the night and at the weekend.