Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Sunday, 25 February 2007 at 20:13 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 25 Feb 2007 20:13:43 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.272°N / 7.877°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
543 km (337 mi) NNW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
589 km (366 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
598 km (372 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||Greenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)||USGS|
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