Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Svalbard Region (Svalbard & Jan Mayen) on Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 12:54 (GMT)
Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 78.55°N / 5.896°E↗ (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 78.55°S / 174.104°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sigurd (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WNW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||Svalbard region (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)||USGS|
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