Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Saturday, 30 August 2003 at 01:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 30 Aug 2003 01:04:42 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.273°N / 6.421°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
575 km (357 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (363 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
597 km (371 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
636 km (395 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
639 km (397 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> 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||10 km||Greenland Sea||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 30 Aug 2003 21:03 UTC| M 4.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 30 Aug 2003 02:59 UTC| M 4.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details