Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 20:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 20:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 19 Apr 2011 08:30:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.704°N / 28.931°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
483 km NNE de Vila do Corvo (Corvo, Açores, Portugal) (pop: 250)
516 km NNE de Lajes das Flores (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 3,910)
574 km NNW de Praia da Vitória (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 6,060)
575 km N de Horta (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 6,570)
580 km NNW de Angra do Heroísmo (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 12,000)
593 km N de Lajes (Açores, Portugal) (pop: 4,710)
717 km NNW de Ponta Delgada (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 20,100)
721 km NNW de Lagoa (Azores, Portugal) (pop: 14,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.010 kmnorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 19 April 20:30 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 20:30 (GMT)
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