Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Saturday, 23 August 2008
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.399°N / 28.185°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 23 Aug 07:45 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 23 Aug 2008 07:45
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Aug 2008 10:13 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details