Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Arctic Ocean, Greenland, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 12:39 am (GMT +0) -
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
21 May 05:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
|Date & time||May 21, 2022 00:39:43 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 12:39 am (GMT +0)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||84.32°N / 0°E (Arctic Ocean, Greenland)|
|Antipode||84.32°S / 180°E|
|Shaking intensity||Strong shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.6||2 km||Greenland: NORTH OF SVALBARD||EMSC|
|4.6||10 km||Greenland: North of Svalbard||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quake
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