Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, 556 km southwest of Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 01:25 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, 556 km southwest of Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 01:25 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Aug 01:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2020 01:25:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.59°N / 7.81°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
537 km (333 mi) SSW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
556 km (346 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 mi) NNW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
586 km (364 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (386 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
629 km (391 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
669 km (415 mi) NW of Alta (Norway) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.010 kmGreenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)GFZ
M 4.42 kmGreenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)EMSC
M 4.410 kmGreenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)USGS

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