Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 19 Km NW of Kiruna, Sweden on Thursday, 17 September 2020
18 Sep 09:15 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 10 hours.
Diepte: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 67.98°N / 19.92°E (Sweden)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Kiruna (pop: 17,000)
23 km (14 mi) NW of Tuolluvaara (pop: 1000)
33 km (20 mi) NW of Jukkasjärvi (pop: 600)
41 km (25 mi) NE of Nikkaluokta (pop: 0)
166 km (103 mi) SE of Harstad (pop: 19,400)
190 km (118 mi) SE of Tromsø (pop: 52,400)
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Thu, 17 Sep 23:29 UTC||M 2.1||19 Km NW of Kiruna, Sweden||NORSAR|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.