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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Thursday, 30 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Thursday, 30 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Thursday, 30 November 2017
Date & time: Thu, 30 Nov 06:32:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.15°S / 23.46°W
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 3.5°S/24.5°W (286 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 30 Nov
Thu, 30 Nov 06:32 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Nov 06:32 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km- Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Aberdeen nj / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was laying on my couch when I felt a joint then the couch and the house started to shake for a good 30 seconds and then about a min later it happened again
Gaithersburg / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was siting on bed when the floor raised and lowered the bed and the siding creaked like a strong wind hit it, but there was no wind. My brother in-law felt it too.
Curaçao / MMI II (Very weak shaking): laying in my bed.
Arlington va / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Slight trembling woke me up from a cat nap on the second story of our house.
West Chester PA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I live in 1957 built home. Felt like floor coming up; chair bouncing. Cracking. Rumbling. Loud. Right before 5pm
BALTIMORE / MMI III (Weak shaking): Living in the city led me to think it was a truck,however it felt different than the usual truck going by.
19807 / MMI III (Weak shaking): It felt like a very low flying helicopter. My husbands hand shook on ymrhe counter.
Delaware Technical Community College, Dover DE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hammonton / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I️ was on the toilet and it shook
Severn md / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Severn, md 21144 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
9462 fens hollow laurel MD 20723 / MMI III (Weak shaking): On the main level shake felt by myself and my husband lasted for less than 5 secs
Cherry Hill, NJ / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Around 4:50pm EST in Cherry Hill, NJ. Friends in surrounding towns felt it too.
São Roque , SP , Brasil / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

 

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