Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 77 km southwest of Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:19 pm (GMT +1) -
Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
25 May 23:09 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 5 hours.
|Date & time||May 25, 2022 18:19:51 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:19 pm (GMT +1)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||78.57°N / 8.85°E (Svalbard & Jan Mayen)|
|Antipode||78.57°S / 171.15°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||NORSAR|
|Nearby towns and cities||77 km (48 mi) WSW of Ny-Ålesund (pop: 35) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||0 km||Svalbard & Jan Mayen: KNIPOVICH REGION||NORSAR|
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.