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Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - OSLO REGION NORWAY on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - OSLO REGION NORWAY on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT +1) Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - OSLO REGION NORWAY on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 0 km depth

8 Dec 14:05 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 12:00:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.7
Depth0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude60.04°N / 9.91°E (Norway)
Antipode60.04°S / 170.09°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNORSAR
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) WSW of Tyristrand (pop: 795) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SW of Hønefoss (pop: 13,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Drammen (pop: 90,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NW of Asker (pop: 60,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Kongsberg (pop: 17,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Oslo (pop: 580,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Tønsberg (pop: 38,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) N of Sienas (pop: 50,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) | 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.70 kmOSLO REGION NORWAYNORSAR

Seismograms

Seismic station: Kongsberg, Norway (KONO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 47 km / 29 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kongsberg, Norway: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.7, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Feb 19, 1992 06:39
31 years ago
3.8

10 km
113km / 70miKarlsøya, 5.7 km SE of Fredrikstad, Viken, NorwayMore
Nov 19, 1994 09:07
28 years ago
3.5

10 km
71km / 44miUllensaker, Viken, 35 km NE of Oslo, NorwayMore
Apr 7, 2004 08:53
19 years ago
3.4

23 km
102km / 63miNord-Odal, Innlandet, 77 km NE of Oslo, NorwayMore
Nov 27, 1993 18:57
29 years ago
3.1

10 km
94km / 58miNord-Odal, Innlandet, 65 km NE of Oslo, NorwayMore
Nov 29, 2012 12:47
10 years ago
2.9

0 km
92km / 57miViken, 29 km S of Hamar, Innlandet, NorwayMore
May 25, 2008 01:10
15 years ago
2.9

15 km
50km / 31miNittedal, Viken, 19 km N of Oslo, NorwayMore
Nov 21, 1994 21:05
28 years ago
2.7

10 km
69km / 43miUllensaker, Viken, 38 km NE of Oslo, NorwayMore
Nov 19, 1994 09:15
28 years ago
2.7

10 km
67km / 41miUllensaker, Viken, 35 km NE of Oslo, NorwayMore
Aug 22, 1994 06:05
28 years ago
2.7

10 km
64km / 40miSøndre kangsen, Innlandet, 64 km N of Oslo, NorwayMore
Aug 1, 1994 02:52
29 years ago
2.7

5 km
48km / 30miFlå, Viken, 35 km W of Søndre kangsen Island, Gran, Innlandet, NorwayMore
Jan 29, 2005 13:05
18 years ago
2.6

15 km
57km / 35misouthern NorwayMore
Dec 29, 2004 06:34
18 years ago
2.6

0.1 km
63km / 39misouthern NorwayMore
Dec 12, 1994 16:26
28 years ago
2.6

5 km
53km / 33misouthern NorwayMore
Nov 22, 2017 09:09
5 years ago
2.5

15 km
25km / 16mi25 km W of Drammen, Viken, NorwayMore
Sep 25, 2012 12:53
10 years ago
2.5

0 km
104km / 64mi15 km SE of Hamar, Innlandet, NorwayMore
Jul 10, 2021 05:54
1 year 29 weeks ago
2.4

0 km
55km / 34miInnlandet, 60 km N of Oslo, NorwayMore
Jul 9, 2021 01:11
1 year 29 weeks ago
2.4

0 km
63km / 39miInnlandet, 59 km N of Oslo, NorwayMore
Jan 23, 1992 07:30
31 years ago
2.4

10 km
67km / 42misouthern NorwayMore
Sep 12, 1988 12:57
34 years ago
2.4

10 km
46km / 29misouthern NorwayMore
Sep 1, 1988 11:22
34 years ago
2.4

10 km
81km / 50misouthern NorwayMore
Jan 21, 1988 16:12
35 years ago
2.4

10 km
31km / 19misouthern NorwayMore
Jan 28, 1992 10:48
31 years ago
2.3

10 km
56km / 35misouthern NorwayMore
Apr 12, 1991 14:32
32 years ago
2.3

10 km
53km / 33misouthern NorwayMore
Mar 7, 1991 14:40
32 years ago
2.3

0 km
57km / 35misouthern NorwayMore
Apr 3, 2018 19:14
5 years ago
2.2

0.1 km
67km / 41mi89 km NW of Kongsberg, Viken, NorwayMore
Dec 9, 2016 08:43
6 years ago
2.2

12 km
63km / 39miSøndre kangsen, 34 km S of Gjøvik, Innlandet, NorwayMore
Sep 4, 2012 12:02
10 years ago
2.2

9.7 km
36km / 22mi5.1 km NE of Drammen, Viken, NorwayMore
Mar 27, 2004 18:15
19 years ago
2.2

0 km
59km / 36misouthern NorwayMore
Sep 2, 2022 23:29
21 weeks ago
2.1

0 km
48km / 30miViken, 96 km NW of Oslo, NorwayMore
Mar 1, 2018 06:23
5 years ago
2.1

0 km
82km / 51mi28 km S of Hamar, Innlandet, NorwayMore
Oct 29, 2017 01:07
5 years ago
2.1

33 km
58km / 36mi10.4 km NW of Lillestrøm, Viken, NorwayMore
Sep 20, 2016 13:59
6 years ago
2.1

0 km
75km / 46mi39 km W of Gjøvik, Innlandet, NorwayMore
Apr 20, 2016 16:01
7 years ago
2.1

4.4 km
72km / 45mi7 km NW of Moss, Viken, NorwayMore
Apr 2, 2014 14:32
9 years ago
2.1

0 km
45km / 28mi1.8 km W of Nesoddtangen, Nesodden, Viken, NorwayMore
Sep 11, 2013 14:36
9 years ago
2.1

0 km
78km / 49mi3.6 km SW of Knappstad, Indre Østfold, Viken, NorwayMore
Aug 3, 2018 11:31
4 years ago
2.0

0 km
73km / 45mi22 km N of Sienas, Vestfold og Telemark, NorwayMore
Oct 29, 2017 01:07
5 years ago
2.0

15 km
37km / 23mi25 km NW of Oslo, NorwayMore
Apr 20, 2016 18:01
7 years ago
2.0

0 km
56km / 35mi8.2 km SW of Drøbak, Frogn, Viken, NorwayMore
Dec 19, 1990 10:33
32 years ago
2.0

10 km
56km / 35misouthern NorwayMore
Dec 5, 1990 11:36
32 years ago
2.0

10 km
56km / 35misouthern NorwayMore
Nov 22, 1990 15:35
32 years ago
2.0

10 km
58km / 36misouthern NorwayMore
Feb 16, 1988 15:51
35 years ago
2.0

10 km
66km / 41misouthern NorwayMore
Jan 24, 2017 14:28
6 years ago
1.9

89 km
21km / 13miNorwayMore
Apr 2, 2014 09:55
9 years ago
1.9

0 km
45km / 28miNorwayMore
Mar 20, 2013 13:18
10 years ago
1.9

0 km
49km / 30miNorwayMore
Jan 22, 2013 13:04
10 years ago
1.9

0.1 km
28km / 17miNorwayMore
Dec 6, 2022 14:51
8 weeks ago
1.8

0 km
60km / 37mi24 km SE of Drammen, Viken, NorwayMore
Jul 18, 2021 20:17
1 year 28 weeks ago
1.8

0 km
50km / 31miInnlandet, 57 km N of Oslo, NorwayMore
Jul 26, 2018 13:31
5 years ago
1.8

0 km
24km / 15miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Jul 1, 2013 11:32
10 years ago
1.8

6.4 km
45km / 28miNorwayMore
Jan 11, 2013 13:19
10 years ago
1.8

10.7 km
31km / 19miNorwayMore
May 14, 1990 20:24
33 years ago
1.8

10 km
49km / 31misouthern NorwayMore
Jan 16, 2019 14:00
4 years ago
1.7

0 km
34km / 21miSOUTHERN NORWAYMore
Aug 15, 2016 12:57
6 years ago
1.7

0 km
55km / 34miCa. 2 km nordvest for BrandbuMore
Nov 14, 2015 12:19
7 years ago
1.7

0 km
59km / 37miCa. 9 km sMore
Aug 21, 2013 12:41
9 years ago
1.7

0.1 km
39km / 24miNorwayMore
Apr 15, 2013 12:11
10 years ago
1.7

15 km
50km / 31miNorwayMore
Dec 6, 2012 14:26
10 years ago
1.7

0.1 km
35km / 22miNorwayMore
Nov 23, 2012 13:02
10 years ago
1.7

0.1 km
50km / 31miNorwayMore
Sep 6, 2012 12:53
10 years ago
1.7

0 km
56km / 35miNorwayMore
Aug 28, 2012 10:39
10 years ago
1.7

15 km
64km / 40miNorwayMore
Jan 13, 2004 12:48
19 years ago
1.7

0 km
24km / 15misouthern NorwayMore
Apr 20, 2020 11:25
3 years ago
1.6

0 km
32km / 20miSouthern NorwayMore
Jul 3, 2019 11:58
4 years ago
1.6

0 km
46km / 29miSouthern NorwayMore
Nov 26, 2018 18:13
4 years ago
1.6

0 km
58km / 36miSOUTHERN NORWAYMore
Aug 3, 2018 11:31
4 years ago
1.6

0 km
48km / 30miTELEMARK-BUSKERUD NORWAYMore
May 1, 2018 02:12
5 years ago
1.6

0 km
36km / 23miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Jan 23, 2017 15:07
6 years ago
1.6

0 km
60km / 37miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Nov 4, 2016 13:03
6 years ago
1.6

0 km
70km / 43miNorwayMore
Nov 3, 2016 15:57
6 years ago
1.6

0 km
30km / 18miNorwayMore
Apr 2, 2014 11:07
9 years ago
1.6

0 km
46km / 28miNorwayMore
Oct 23, 2013 11:22
9 years ago
1.6

3.6 km
41km / 25miNorwayMore
Jun 4, 2013 11:56
10 years ago
1.6

15 km
23km / 14miNorwayMore
May 2, 2013 12:50
10 years ago
1.6

0 km
29km / 18miNorwayMore
Apr 15, 2013 11:32
10 years ago
1.6

4 km
17km / 11miNorwayMore
Dec 18, 2012 12:27
10 years ago
1.6

0 km
40km / 25miNorwayMore
Nov 21, 2012 13:06
10 years ago
1.6

15 km
50km / 31miNorwayMore
Mar 6, 2004 10:04
19 years ago
1.6

15 km
45km / 28misouthern NorwayMore
Dec 5, 2022 12:33
8 weeks ago
1.5

0 km
58km / 36miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Aug 18, 2021 13:52
1 year 24 weeks ago
1.5

0 km
28km / 18miViken, 75 km NW of Oslo, NorwayMore
Aug 14, 2021 08:08
1 year 24 weeks ago
1.5

0 km
33km / 21miViken, NorwayMore
May 31, 2021 16:16
1 year 35 weeks ago
1.5

0 km
33km / 21mi5.4 km W of Asker, Viken, NorwayMore
Dec 9, 2019 12:10
3 years ago
1.5

0 km
52km / 32miSouthern NorwayMore
Jul 4, 2019 13:09
4 years ago
1.5

0 km
23km / 15miSouthern NorwayMore
Nov 29, 2018 13:36
4 years ago
1.5

0 km
60km / 37miSOUTHERN NORWAYMore
Nov 6, 2018 16:06
4 years ago
1.5

0 km
58km / 36miSOUTHERN NORWAYMore
May 23, 2018 12:03
5 years ago
1.5

0 km
60km / 37miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Nov 13, 2017 14:01
5 years ago
1.5

0 km
58km / 36miOSLO REGION NORWAYMore
Aug 12, 2016 13:02
6 years ago
1.5

0 km
32km / 20miCa. 7 km vest for AskerMore
Jun 8, 2016 14:13
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
27km / 17miCa. 15 km vest-nordvest for SandvikaMore
Jun 6, 2016 17:25
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
59km / 37miCa. 9 km sMore
Feb 4, 2016 07:38
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
51km / 32miCa. 11 km nordvest for SkiMore
Feb 4, 2016 07:38
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
59km / 37miCa. 9 km sMore
Feb 2, 2016 13:59
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
59km / 37miCa. 9 km sMore
Jan 8, 2016 16:10
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
51km / 32miCa. 11 km nordvest for SkiMore
Nov 24, 2015 12:33
7 years ago
1.5

0 km
59km / 37miCa. 9 km sMore
Apr 2, 2014 16:35
9 years ago
1.5

2.9 km
42km / 26miNorwayMore
Dec 10, 2013 17:35
9 years ago
1.5

0 km
60km / 37miNorwayMore
Nov 29, 2013 09:35
9 years ago
1.5

15 km
51km / 32miNorwayMore
Oct 21, 2013 12:48
9 years ago
1.5

21 km
50km / 31miNorwayMore
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