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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Arctic Ocean, Greenland, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:52 am (GMT +0) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake Arctic Ocean, Greenland, May 21, 2022 7:01 am (GMT +0), which had occurred 5 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Arctic Ocean, Greenland, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:52 am (GMT +0) Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Arctic Ocean, Greenland, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:52 am (GMT +0)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 May 12:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
21 May 12:14: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 21, 2022 11:52:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:52 am (GMT +0)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude84.2179°N / 0.4147°W (Arctic Ocean, Greenland)
Antipode84.218°S / 179.585°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Snow -3.4°C (26 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.510 kmGreenland: North of SvalbardUSGS
4.510 kmGreenland: North of SvalbardRaspberryShake
4.310 kmGreenland: North of SvalbardGFZ

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