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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Scotia Sea on Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Scotia Sea on Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Scotia Sea on Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Jul 1 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Wed, 1 Jul 18:24:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.39°S / 35.21°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (441 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 1 Jul 2015
Wed, 1 Jul 18:24 UTCM 5.3 / 13.9 km- Scotia SeaUSGS
Wed, 1 Jul 18:24 UTCM 5.3 / 13 km SCOTIA SEAEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Saulnierville Station,N.S. / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard rumbling , like thunder, 2 quick bangs , then 1 very loud boom !! Sounded like a heavy truck had possibly hit the garage and blew up !
Saulnierville Station,N.S. / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard rumbling , like thunder, 2 quick bangs , then 1 very loud boom !! Sounded like a heavy truck had possibly hit the garage and blew up !
saulnierville / MMI IV (Light shaking): I believe this was an earhquake at 3:35 pm Nova Scotia time. Sounded like a heave truck passing close to the house. The volume of the noise and shaking was even. Shaking and trembling of the house lasted about 6 seconds. Went outdoors and could still hear it, however the sound sudenly faded as if the truck was stopping.
St Alphonse, Nova Scotia , Canada / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
South Ohio (Canada) (11895 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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