Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit central MId-Atlantic Ridge at 11:59 UTC on February 8, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 1…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 03:18 UTC on January 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at the same depth. The epicenter was located about 580 km…

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 21:43 UTC on September 18, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located…

Shallow M6.6 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Shallow M6.6 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 06:51 UTC on September 6, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 1 213 km (752 miles) NNE of Acarau, Brazil. There are no people…

Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 21:20 UTC on August 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The EMSC registered it as M5.8 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was…

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS hit Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 06:32 UTC on November 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.5 at a depth of 10 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was…

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake – southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake – southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake was registered off the coast of Saint Helena, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 04:53 UTC on May 24, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC reports M6.4 at the same depth.According to the USGS, epicenter was located 910

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A very strong and shallow M6.9 (USGS) earthquake was registered at Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on February 13, 2015 at 18:59 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 15 km (9.32 miles).Epicente

M6.4 earthquake – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

M6.4 earthquake – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Strong earthquake registered as M6.4 (USGS) occurred at northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 22:04 UTC on June 24, 2013. USGS registered depth of 10.0km (6.2 miles).The epicenter was located 1248 km (775 miles) ENE of Cayenne, French Guiana and 1 359 km (844 miles) NNE of Sal

Field of hydrothermal vents discovered along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Field of hydrothermal vents discovered along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

The Irish-led VENTuRE scientific expedition aboard the national research vessel RV Celtic Explorer has discovered a previously uncharted field of hydrothermal vents along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – the first to be explored north of the Azores. The mission, led by