Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, 470 km southwest of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 11:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 13 Mar 2018 11:23:00 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 74.289°N / 9.094°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
441 km (274 mi) SSW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (279 mi) SSW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 mi) NW of Hammerfest (Norway) (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
679 km (422 mi) NW of Alta (Norway) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NNSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||15 km||Norway||NNSN|
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