Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Greenland Sea, 476 km northwest of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Monday, September 2, 2019 at 13:02 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
2 Sep 13:27 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 24 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 80.303°N / 4.622°W↗ (North Greenland Sea, Greenland)
Antipode: 80.303°S / 175.378°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
364 km (226 mi) WNW of Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) NW of Barentsburg (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) NW of Longyearbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) NW of Sveagruva (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||0 km||North of Svalbard (Greenland)||GeoAu|
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