Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, sabato, 20 gennaio 2001

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, sabato, 20 gennaio 2001

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

Data & ora: 20 Jan 2001 10:48:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 45.083°N / 28.135°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
669 km NNE da Ponta Delgada (Portogallo) (pop: 359)
712 km N da Praia da Vitória (Portogallo) (pop: 6,060)
713 km N da Santa Barbara (Portogallo) (pop: 1,270)
719 km N da Angra do Heroísmo (Portogallo) (pop: 12,000)
729 km N da Horta (Portogallo) (pop: 6,570)
836 km NNW da Rabo de Peixe (Ribeira Grande Municipality, Portogallo) (pop: 7,680)
842 km NNW da Ponta Delgada (Portogallo) (pop: 20,100)
850 km NNW da Vila Franca do Campo (Portogallo) (pop: 5,040)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.310 kmnorthern Mid-Atlantic RidgeUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 20 January 22:48 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 21 Jan 2001 12:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2001 11:58 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2001 11:55 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2001 01:36 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2001 01:32 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jan 2001 23:09 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Saturday, 20 January 2001 at 22:48 (GMT)
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