Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 714 km NNE of Hjalteyri (Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Northeast, Iceland), jueves, 08 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 714 km NNE of Hjalteyri (Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Northeast, Iceland), jueves, 08 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Oct 10:47 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
8 Oct 10:48: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.3 km (1.4 mi) al N.
8 Oct 12:08: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.2.
8 Oct 12:08: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 11.8 km (7.3 mi) al SSW.
Fecha & hora: 8 Oct 2020 10:42:21 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 8 Oct 9:42 am (GMT -1)
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 71,68°N / 11,33°W (Svalbard y Jan Mayen)
Volcán mas cercano: Jan Mayen (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km al NW de Olonkinbyen (pop: 14)
405 km al ENE de Ittoqqortoormiit (Scoresbysund, Groenlandia) (pop: 531)
671 km al NNE de Norðurþing (Islandia) (pop: 2,230)
684 km al NNE de Siglufjörður (Fjallabyggð, Islandia) (pop: 1,190)
697 km al NNE de Dalvik (Dalvíkurbyggð, Islandia) (pop: 1,360)
720 km al NNE de Akureyri (Akureyrarkaupstaður, Islandia) (pop: 17,700)
724 km al N de Egilsstaðir (Islandia) (pop: 2,300)
739 km al NNE de Sauðarkrokur (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður, Islandia) (pop: 2,580)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.6°C (38 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.210 kmJan Mayen Island Region, Svalbard & Jan MayenGFZ
M 5.010 kmJan Mayen Island Region, Svalbard & Jan MayenEMSC
M 5.010 km124 Km NW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard And Jan Mayen, Svalbard & Jan MayenUSGS
M 5.310 kmJan Mayen Island Region, Svalbard & Jan MayenGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: Svalbard y Jan Mayen, 714 km north de Hjalteyri (Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Northeast, Islandia) Thu, 8 Oct 10h42

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 714 km NNE of Hjalteyri (Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Northeast, Iceland), jueves, 08 oct. 2020

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