Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 21 km northwest of Gällivare, Norrbotten, Sweden, on Thursday, 1 April 2021 at 17:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
2 Apr 00:11 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 7 hours.
Date & time: 1 Apr 2021 17:00:44 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 67.27°N / 20.33°E (Gällivare kommun, Norrbotten, Sweden)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NW of Malmberget (pop: 6,020) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Gällivare (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) S of Kiruna (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNW of Boden (Prästholmen-Killingholmen) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NW of Kalix (pop: 7,500) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Luleå (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) NW of Tornio (Lapland, Finland) (pop: 21,200) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SE of Harstad (Troms og Finnmark, Norway) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NW of Kemi (Lapland, Finland) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
890 km (553 mi) N of Stockholm (pop: 1,515,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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