Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:38 am (GMT -3) -

Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:38 am (GMT -3)

Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Oct 08:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
30 Oct 08:52: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5. Epicenter location corrected by 14.4 km (9 mi) towards SSE.
30 Oct 09:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.9. Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 30, 2020 08:38:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:38 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.52°N / 43.35°W (international territory)
Antipode: 10.52°S / 136.65°E
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27°C (81 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from E
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.910 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGFZ
5.910 kmNorthern Mid-atlantic RidgeEMSC
5.910 kmNorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
5.710 kmNorthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGeoAu

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near Comer, Madison, Georgia (4821.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Leg cramps and dizzy feeling before they start... I can feel the energy from the also. | One user found this interesting.  
  • Absolutely these can be felt, usually by those of us who are sensitive to energies. We are more powerful than led to believe Soon enough you too will have heightened perceptions then you will know
  • Absolutely these can be felt, usually by those of us who are sensitive to energies. We are more powerful than led to believe Soon enough you too will have heightened perceptions then you will know
  • Absolutely these can be felt, usually by those of us who are sensitive to energies. We are more powerful than led to believe Soon enough you too will have heightened perceptions then you will know
  • You could not feel this. Its almost half the world away
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