Strong Earthquake Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 24-May-15 (E151440453)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.3 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2015-05-24T04:53:22.870Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 16.830°S, 14.186°W
  • Seismic Region: 32 – Atlantic Ocean
  • Seismic Geo Area: 4100 – Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us10002bvx
  • Version Timestamp : 2015-05-24T05:54:13.040Z

Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer
Location map


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One Response to Strong Earthquake Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 24-May-15 (E151440453)

  1. Luis Marques says:

    Yesterday i felt a strong but sudden quake. I live in Angola, Southern Luanda, by the sea.
    It felt like a bomb exploded as it shaken my living room doors and windows
    It was very quick
    I have several friends in Angola that felt the same

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