Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 24 Km N of Skien, Norway on Wednesday, 23 September 2020
24 Sep 14:54 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 24 hours.
Diepte: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.42°N / 9.55°E (Norway)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Hjuksevelta (pop: 400)
17 km (11 mi) NW of Siljan (pop: 900)
22 km (13 mi) E of Gvarv (pop: 900)
52 km (32 mi) SW of Drammen (pop: 90,700)
81 km (51 mi) NW of Fredrikstad (pop: 72,800)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Oslo (pop: 580,000)
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Wed, 23 Sep 14:55 UTC||M 1.5||24 Km N of Skien, Norway||NORSAR|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.