6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Mid-Atlantic Ridge along planet’s equator

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
By Paul Martin

June 25, 2013

EQUATOR – There is no widespread tsunami threat after a 6.4 earthquake reported at 12:04 p.m. on Mon. June 24, 2013 in the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The agency issued the notification saying the determination was based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. The quake was centered 772 miles ENE of Remire-Montjoly, French Guiana; 775 miles ENE of Cayenne, French Guiana; 778 miles ENE of Matoury, French Guiana; 786 miles ENE of Kourou, French Guiana; and 844 miles NNE of Salinopolis, Brazil, according to information compiled by the USGS. The USGS reports the earthquake was located at a depth of 6.2 miles and at the following coordinates: 10.726°N 42.616°W. – Maui Now

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