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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020
6 Sep 06:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Sep 6 07:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Sep 6 07:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.6.
Date & time: Sunday, 6 September 2020 06:51 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.61°N / 37.16°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmCentral Mid Atlantic RidgeGFZ
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmCentral Mid-atlantic RidgeEMSC
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmcentral Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmCentral Mid Atlantic RidgeGeoAu
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmCentral Mid Atlantic RidgeBMKG
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.5 / 1.6 kmCentral Mid-Atlantic Ridge [Sea]INGV
Sun, 6 Sep 06:51 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmCentral Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Teresina/PI, Brasil (1543.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Earthquakes in this region are relatively common but there is no report of a tremor felt in Brazil. | 9 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Boa Ventura PB (1676.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Não senti nada | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
2692.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt | 2 users found this interesting.
houghton regis (5949.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Clarkton, North Carolina (5183.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
5793.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema. (3465.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
6034.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
5194.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Did not feel a Thing
Holly hill fl (5195.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
1516.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
5135.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Did not feel it.
1594.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
4484.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Boa Ventura PB (1676.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Natal / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : Estava dormindo, no 26° andar, e acordei com o corpo vibrando. Achei que era coisa da minha cabeça e, ao acordar, fui pesquisar se realmente havia tido algum tremor próximo, e achei este. | 7 users found this interesting.
Bronx / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was asleep and was awoken by a light shaking. I write this with a bit of Trepidation because periodically I feeling these shaking which coincide with earthquakes without have been in the earthquake zone.
Near cologne, germany / not felt : Not felt in germany. | 6 users found this interesting.
FORT LAUDERDALE / not felt
Marietta Ga / not felt : All normal....felt no changes
Davao city Ma-a / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil / not felt
San German, Puerto Rico / not felt
Oakland / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 6 Sep 2020 06h51

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 17 Sep 2020 03:00 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2020 22:26 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2020 21:22 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2020 21:19 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Sep 2020 08:29 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Map of aftershocks

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020

Map of earlier quakes

 

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