Great magnitude 8.0 earthquake - Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge on Tuesday, 25 November 1941 at 18:03 (GMT)

Great magnitude 8.0 earthquake  - Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge on Tuesday, 25 November 1941 at 18:03 (GMT)

Great magnitude 8.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 25 Nov 1941 06:03:58 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 8.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.446°N / 18.953°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
535 km (332 mi) NNW of Porto Moniz (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 2,760)
545 km (339 mi) NNW of São Vicente (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 6,060)
550 km (342 mi) NNW of Santana (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 8,800)
562 km (349 mi) NNW of Machico (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 12,600)
563 km (350 mi) NNW of Funchal (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 100,800)
563 km (350 mi) NNW of Câmara de Lobos (Madeira, Portugal) (pop: 32,200)
585 km (364 mi) E of Rabo de Peixe (Ribeira Grande Municipality, Azores, Portugal) (pop: 7,680)
592 km (368 mi) E of Ponta Delgada (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 20,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1016 joules (17527 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 107 tons of TNT or 942.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 8.010 kmAzores-Cape St. Vincent RidgeUSGS
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Great magnitude 8.0 earthquake - Azores-Cape St. Vincent Ridge on Tuesday, 25 November 1941 at 18:03 (GMT)
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