Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 04:32 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Oct 15:53 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 11 hours.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 04:32:06 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.95°N / 10.07°E
(Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
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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