Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -1) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake South Atlantic Ocean 15 Jan 2021 9:45 am (GMT -1), which had occurred 2 hours and 34 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -1)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Jan 13:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
15 Jan 14:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1. Epicenter location corrected by 40 km (25 mi) towards S.
15 Jan 14:11: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 13:19:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -1)
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.57°S / 17.1°W
Nearby towns and cities:
427 km (265 mi) W of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 17.2°C (63 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.310 kmSouthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGFZ
5.210 kmSouthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
5.510 kmSouthern Mid Atlantic RidgeGeoAu

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Miami, Fl / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : One of my windows started shaking loudly like there was a strong gust of wind at approximately 23:13 eastern. Im wondering if it's an aftershock or a second earthquake closer | One user found this interesting.  
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