Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Kåfjord, 75 km east of Tromsø, Troms og Finnmark, Norway, on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 13:10 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Feb 11:16 UTC: First to report: Univ. Helsinki after 22 hours.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 13:10:22 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 69.543°N / 20.864°E (Kåfjord, Troms og Finnmark, Norway)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) E of Lyngseidet (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) E of Tromsø (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Alta (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Setermoen (Bardu) (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Hammerfest (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Narvik (Nordland) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) N of Kiruna (Norrbotten, Sweden) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Harstad (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SW of Sondre Honningsvaag (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) W of Vadsø (pop: 5,140) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: Univ. Helsinki
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||10 km||NORTHERN NORWAY||Univ. Helsinki|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.