Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Tuesday, 21 November 1967 at 17:02 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 21 Nov 1967 17:02:25 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 72.763°N / 8.011°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
499 km (310 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (324 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) NNW of Harstad (Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 mi) NW of Sjøvegan (Norway) (pop: 723) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) NW of Setermoen (Bardu, Norway) (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
620 km (385 mi) NW of Kilpisjärvi (Finland) (pop: 114) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||15 km||Norwegian Sea||USGS|
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