Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 22 km south of Barentsburg, Svalbard, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 20:49 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
15 Sep 06:53 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 10 hours.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 77.87°N / 14.46°E↗ (Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 77.87°S / 165.54°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) W of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSE of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||0 km||Svalbard Region (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)||NORSAR|
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