Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Arctic Ocean, Greenland, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 7:24 am (GMT +0) -
Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 May 07:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
|Date & time||May 21, 2022 07:24:46 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 7:24 am (GMT +0)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||84.1691°N / 0.7749°W (Arctic Ocean, Greenland)|
|Antipode||84.169°S / 179.225°E|
|Shaking intensity||Moderate shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Light Snow -3.8°C (25 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from E|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.5||10 km||Greenland: North of Svalbard||USGS|
|4.5||2 km||Greenland: NORTH OF SVALBARD||EMSC|
|4.5||10 km||Greenland: North of Svalbard||RaspberryShake|
|4.5||10 km||Greenland: North of Svalbard||GFZ|
User reports for this quake
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