Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Tuesday, 24 July 1990 at 21:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jul 1990 21:07:55 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 74.396°N / 9.417°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
427 km (265 mi) SSW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) SSW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
629 km (391 mi) NW of Hammerfest (Norway) (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||10 km||Greenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)||USGS|
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