Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE on Monday, 30 September 2013 at 08:16 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
30 Sep 08:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.5°N / 28.58°W (international territory)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [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.
|M 5.5||10 km||Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge||GFZ|
|M 5.5||10 km||NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE||EMSC|
|M 5.4||10 km||Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge||USGS|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
lomme france (2245.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lomme france (2245.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE 30 September 08:16 UTC
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