Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Greenland Sea, 453 km northwest of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Monday, September 2, 2019 at 13:02 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
2 Sep 23:27 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 10 hours.
Depth: 14.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 80.314°N / 3.304°W↗ (North Greenland Sea, Greenland)
Antipode: 80.314°S / 176.696°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
341 km (212 mi) NW of Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) NW of Barentsburg (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) NW of Longyearbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (308 mi) NW of Sveagruva (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||15 km||North of Svalbard (Greenland)||GeoAu|
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