Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Monday, 7 June 1999 at 16:35 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 7 Jun 1999 16:35:46 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.077°N / 5.453°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
584 km (363 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
598 km (372 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
611 km (379 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
651 km (404 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||10 km||Greenland Sea||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 10 Jun 1999 14:00 UTC| M 4.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 10 Jun 1999 13:38 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|4 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 10 Jun 1999 11:26 UTC| M 3.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 07 Jun 1999 17:20 UTC| M 4.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details