Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Sunday, 27 May 2012 at 03:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 27 May 2012 03:19:49 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 72.985°N / 5.989°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
554 km (345 mi) ENE of Olonkinbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
564 km (350 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
578 km (359 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
590 km (367 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
602 km (374 mi) NW of Harstad (Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
626 km (389 mi) NW of Sjøvegan (Norway) (pop: 723) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
640 km (398 mi) NW of Setermoen (Bardu, Norway) (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
689 km (428 mi) NW of Kilpisjärvi (Finland) (pop: 114) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||10 km||Norwegian Sea||USGS|
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