Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Thursday, 11 August 1988 at 03:05 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.224°N / 28.379°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
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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|M 5.4||10 km||northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 11 August 03:05 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Aug 1988 09:53 UTC| M 4.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details