Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 2 May 1982 at 07:12 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 2 May 1982 at 07:12 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 2 May 1982 07:12:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.613°N / 28.94°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
474 km NNE de Vila do Corvo (Corvo, Açores, Portugal) (pop: 250)
507 km NNE de Lajes das Flores (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 3,910)
565 km NNW de Praia da Vitória (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 6,060)
565 km N de Horta (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 6,570)
570 km NNW de Angra do Heroísmo (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 12,000)
583 km N de Lajes (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 4,710)
708 km NNW de Ponta Delgada (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 20,100)
712 km NNW de Lagoa (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 14,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 5.410 kmnorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
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