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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 at 1:35 pm (GMT -3) -

Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 at 1:35 pm (GMT -3) Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 at 1:35 pm (GMT -3)

Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Mar 16:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
22 Mar 16:44: Epicenter location corrected by 7.1 km (4.4 mi) towards SE.
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28 Mar 15:22: Epicenter location corrected by 0.5 km (0.3 mi) towards SW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 22, 2022 16:35:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Mar 22, 2022 at 1:35 pm (GMT -3)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.7447°N / 43.382°W
Antipode10.745°S / 136.618°E
Shaking intensityVery strong shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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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.
6.710 kmNorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
6.710 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeRaspberryShake
6.610 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGFZ
5.610 kmNear CayenneRENASS
6.610 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGeoAu
6.413 kmNorthern Mid-Atlantic Ridge [Sea]INGV


Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 4774 km / 2967 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tegucigalpa, Honduras: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.02-2.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (6)

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Canberra, Australia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : I was in deep sleep now few minutes ago. it's 5.11am in the morning i woke up by shaken with some loud thump. | 7 users found this interesting.  
Cayenne / not felt (reported through our app)
São Luís / not felt (reported through our app)
Matoury / not felt (reported through our app)
Central of kalimantan island / not felt
Loja, Ecuador / not felt


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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)

Date and timeMag
Jul 3, 2022 13:21
38 weeks ago

10 km
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