Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.093°N / 38.705°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 10 Sep 13:08 UTC||M 6.6 / 9 km||Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 10 Sep 2008 13:08
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 Dec 2008 17:21 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|76 km (47 mi) distance| USGS | Details