Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Friday, 25 May 2012 at 12:53 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 25 May 2012 12:53:08 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.111°N / 5.575°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
546 km (339 mi) NE of Olonkinbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
583 km (362 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
597 km (371 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
609 km (379 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
621 km (386 mi) NW of Harstad (Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
646 km (401 mi) NW of Sjøvegan (Norway) (pop: 723) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> 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: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||10 km||Greenland Sea||USGS|
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