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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Azores Islands Region on Monday, 29 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Azores Islands Region on Monday, 29 April 2019
29 Apr 02:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Apr 29 13:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.4.
Date & time: Monday, 29 April 2019 02:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.97°N / 29.48°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmAzores Islands RegionGFZ
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNorthern Mid-atlantic RidgeEMSC
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.1Northern Mid Atlantic RidgeGeoAu
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeBMKG
Mon, 29 Apr 02:48 UTCM 5.3Crista Media Atlantica NIVAR (AZO)

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Mid-Norway / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up by a light but persistant rumbling, accompanied by an increase in the usual "hum" I hear almost every night. I instantly and intuitively realized I picked up on a distant earth quake. I must add I am a very open and intuitive person. Felt uneasy and dizzy afterwards, had trouble going back to sleep. The timing fits the Azores quake exactly.

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Azores Islands Region on Monday, 29 April 2019
 

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