Large M7.0 earthquake Strikes South-Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

thThis earthquake started out as a magnitude 6.2, which was then removed from the USGS feeds, and replaced entirely by this M7.0 event. The European EMSC agency is reporting one single M6.8 event. Thus this is certainly a USGS upgrade, as opposed to a 2nd earthquake. This large earthquake activity on the Mid-Atlantic was expected to occur. A forecast for the Central Mid-Atlantic was issued 7 days ago. Read Article