Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 573 km northwest of Tromsø, Norway, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 04:55:33
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Apr 04:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Apr 2014 03:55:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, April 26, 2014 04:55:33
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 73.4788°N / 7.974°E (Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen)
Nearby towns and cities:
562 km (349 mi) NW of Ersfjord (Norway) (pop: 306) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (352 mi) SSW of Longyearbyen (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) NW of Tromsø (Norway) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
610 km (379 mi) NW of Lyngseidet (Norway) (pop: 821) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) WSW of Berneiland Island (pop: 9) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||10 km||Greenland Sea||GFZ|
|M 4.9||2 km||GREENLAND SEA||EMSC|
|M 5.1||10 km||Greenland Sea||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.