Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Central East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 14:21 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Central East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 14:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Nov 14:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Nov 7 22:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.4.
Date & time: 7 Nov 2019 02:21:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.08°S / 104.2°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!) More info
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M 5.410 kmCentral East Pacific RiseGFZ

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Aua, Pago Pago American samoa (3528.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The chairs and table were shaking. Windows slightly shaking as well plus it was raining at the same time
Isabela island, Galapagos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The ocean became rough in the afternoon when we were kayaking during low tide before 3 pm on thursday the 7th of november.
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Central East Pacific Rise 7 November 14:21 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Central East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 14:21 (GMT)
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