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1941 Gloria Fault earthquake

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Magnitude  8.0 Mw
Max. intensity  IX
Depth  10 km (6 mi)
Tsunami  minor
1941 Gloria Fault earthquake
Date  November 25, 1941 (1941-11-25)

A great earthquake occurred at 18:03:55 UTC in the northern Atlantic Ocean on 25 November 1941. It had a magnitude of about 8.0 on the moment magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of IX (violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale. It was caused by movement on the Gloria Fault, part of the Azores–Gibraltar Transform Fault. It triggered a small tsunami, which was observed at Newlyn, Cornwall.

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1941 Gloria Fault earthquake Wikipedia


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