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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 2 August 2020

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 2 August 2020
Aug 2 06:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Date & time: Sunday, 2 August 2020 06:07 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.86°N / 46.47°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Morne Watt (1629 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 2 Aug 2020
Sun, 2 Aug 06:07 UTCM 4.6 / 60 kmNorthern Mid-atlantic RidgeEMSC
Sun, 2 Aug 06:07 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmnorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
montreal, quebec, canada / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was awoken by the very familiar feeling (lived in Southern California near San Andreas fault for over 10 years). I am highly sensitive to all stimuli so I can feel even slight things from very far away.

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