Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 56 km east of Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 5:53 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 17:53:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 5:53 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 67.99°N / 21.52°E (Kiruna Kommun, Norrbotten, Sweden)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Övre Soppero (pop: 220) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of Vittangi (pop: 791) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Kiruna (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Enontekiö (Lapland, Finland) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Malmberget (pop: 6,020) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Gällivare (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Tromsø (Troms og Finnmark, Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NW of Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland) (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) N of Luleå (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
978 km (608 mi) N of Stockholm (pop: 1,515,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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