Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 274 km west of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Sunday, May 1, 2005 at 01:05 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 78.919°N / 3.703°E↗ (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 78.919°S / 176.297°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sverrefjell (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km (109 mi) W of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WNW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) WNW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) WNW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> 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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