Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 247 km west of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Monday, July 20, 1992 at 09:25 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 78.682°N / 4.792°E↗ (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 78.682°S / 175.208°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sigurd (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) W of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WNW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) WNW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) WNW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||10 km||Greenland Sea (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)||USGS|
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