Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 06:38 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Sep 06:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.81°N / 27.41°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.1||10 km||Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Oakland, California / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge 6 September 06:38 UTC
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 06:38 (GMT)
- 13 Feb 1967 23:14| 7.0 |10km / 6.2mi|54 years ago|733km / 455mi| Reykjanes Ridge
- 16 Oct 1974 05:45| 6.9 |33km / 21mi|46 years ago|631km / 392mi| Reykjanes Ridge
- 16 Feb 1998 23:53| 6.8 |10km / 6.2mi|23 years ago|704km / 438mi| Reykjanes Ridge
- 30 Sep 1923 01:20| 6.7 |10km / 6.2mi|97 years ago|666km / 414mi| Reykjanes Ridge
- 13 Feb 2015 18:58| 6.5 |10km / 6.2mi|6 years ago|612km / 380mi| Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge
- 11 Dec 1954 12:57| 6.3 |15km / 9.3mi|66 years ago|637km / 396mi| Reykjanes Ridge
- 25 Dec 1956 09:33| 6.1 |15km / 9.3mi|64 years ago|115km / 72mi| Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
- 19 Dec 2008 08:31| 5.9 |5km / 3.1mi|12 years ago|90km / 56mi| Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
- 08 Feb 1959 01:02| 5.8 |15km / 9.3mi|62 years ago|172km / 107mi| Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
- 17 May 2002 10:40| 5.7 |10km / 6.2mi|19 years ago|50km / 31mi| Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
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