Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - GREENLAND SEA, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 04:33 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Mar 08:29 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 4 hours.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 79.93°N / 3.17°E↗ (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 79.93°S / 176.83°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
211 km (131 mi) NW of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NW of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) NW of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||0 km||GREENLAND SEA, Svalbard & Jan Mayen||NORSAR|
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