Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - Groenlandia, 681 km northwest da Reykjavík (Garðabær, Capital Region, Islanda), sabato, 03 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - Groenlandia, 681 km northwest da Reykjavík (Garðabær, Capital Region, Islanda), sabato, 03 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Oct 13:29 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 6 minuti.
3 Oct 13:29: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.3.
3 Oct 13:35: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.3 a 5.5. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 8.9 km (5.5 mi) al ESE.
3 Oct 15:17: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.5 a 5.2.
Data & ora: 3 Oct 2020 01:22:47 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 3 Oct 11:22 am (GMT -2)
Magnitudine: 5.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 69,36°N / 30°W (Groenlandia)
Nearby towns and cities:
331 km WSW da Ittoqqortoormiit (Scoresbysund) (pop: 531)
466 km NW da Ísafjörður (Islanda) (pop: 2,620)
469 km NNE da Sermiligaaq (pop: 223)
488 km NE da Kuummiit (pop: 361)
528 km NE da Tasiilaq (pop: 1,830)
680 km NNW da Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg, Islanda) (pop: 118,900)
681 km NNW da Reykjavík (Garðabær, Islanda) (pop: 2,390)
682 km NNW da Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær, Islanda) (pop: 31,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow -6.9°C (20 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.210 kmEastern GreenlandGFZ
M 5.22 kmEastern GreenlandEMSC
M 5.310 kmEastern GreenlandGeoAu
M 5.210 kmEastern GreenlandUSGS
M 5.610 kmEastern GreenlandBMKG
M 5.610 kmEastern GreenlandBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Greenland, 681 km northwest of Reykjavík (Garðabær, Capital Region, Iceland), 3 Oct 11:22 am (GMT -2)

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Greenland, 681 km northwest of Reykjavík (Garðabær, Capital Region, Iceland), on 3 Oct 11:22 am (GMT -2)

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