Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Monday, 4 January 2021 at 14:38 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
4 Jan 23:12 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 9 hours.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2021 14:38:50 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.35°N / 7.31°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
587 km (364 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||km||GREENLAND SEA, Svalbard & Jan Mayen||NORSAR|
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