Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Sunday, 10 February 1952 at 06:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 10 Feb 1952 06:10:07 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 72.822°N / 4.808°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
512 km (318 mi) ENE of Olonkinbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
618 km (384 mi) NW of Harstad (Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
645 km (401 mi) NW of Sjøvegan (Norway) (pop: 723) --> See nearby quakes!
659 km (410 mi) NW of Setermoen (Bardu, Norway) (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||15 km||Norwegian Sea||USGS|
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