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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Friday, 13 February 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Friday, 13 February 2015

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 6.5 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Fri, 13 Feb 18h58, which followed after 10 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Friday, 13 February 2015
Feb 13 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Friday, 13 February 2015 18:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.73°N / 31.86°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 49.00°N/34.5°W (460 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 13 Feb 2015
Fri, 13 Feb 18:48 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGEEMSC
Fri, 13 Feb 18:48 UTCM 5.3 / 17.6 kmNorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS

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