Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 149 km north of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 02:16 (GMT) -
Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
23 Jul 10:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 79.56°N / 16.07°E↗ (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Antipode: 79.56°S / 163.93°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) NE of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) N of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNE of Barentsburg (pop: 576) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Sveagruva (pop: 300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||22 km||Svalbard & Jan Mayen: SVALBARD REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.