Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Monday, 17 August 2020
17 Aug 10:03 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.13°N / 45.5°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 17 Aug 09:52 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge||GFZ|
|Mon, 17 Aug 09:52 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||Northern Mid-atlantic Ridge||EMSC|
|Mon, 17 Aug 09:52 UTC||M 5.2 / 10 km||northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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