Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Saturday, 30 August 2003 at 21:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Norwegian Sea on Saturday, 30 August 2003 at 21:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 30 Aug 2003 21:03:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.142°N / 6.329°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
567 km (352 mi) NW of Gryllefjord (Norway) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) ENE of Olonkinbyen (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
578 km (359 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (367 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 mi) NNW of Harstad (Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
630 km (391 mi) NW of Sjøvegan (Norway) (pop: 723) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
632 km (393 mi) NW of Storsteinnes (Norway) (pop: 890) --> See nearby quakes!
643 km (399 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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4.310 kmGreenland SeaUSGS
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