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Latest quakes in or near Jan Mayen in the past 14 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 6, 2022 04:35 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 14 days:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 14 days, Jan Mayen had 3 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 2.7.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.7 | 40 km NW of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.8 | Norwegian Sea, 158 km NE of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Jan Mayen (updated )

Past 24 hoursno confirmed quakes
Past 30 days5 quakes2 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 90 days22 quakes16 quakes M2+6 quakes M3+
Past 365 days52 quakes43 quakes M2+7 quakes M3+2 quakes M4+
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (4 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 25, 2022 11:59 am (GMT +1) (Nov 25, 2022 10:59 GMT)

7 km
40 km northwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Thursday, November 24, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 24, 2022 3:30 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 15:30 GMT)

10 km
Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Jan Mayen Island Region More
Nov 24, 2022 3:29 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 15:29 GMT)

10 km
Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Jan Mayen Island Region More
Nov 24, 2022 1:37 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 13:37 GMT)

10 km
Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Jan Mayen Island Region More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.4 x 1010 joules (12.3 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.6 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland (SCO/DK network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Jan Mayen Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Jan Mayen?

The last earthquake in Jan Mayen occurred 11 days ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 40 km northwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022 at 11:59 am (GMT +1).

How many quakes were there in Jan Mayen in the past 14 days?

In the past 14 days, Jan Mayen had 4 quakes up to magnitude 3.8.

What was the strongest quake in Jan Mayen in the past 14 days?

The strongest earthquake in Jan Mayen in the past 14 days occurred 12 days ago: Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Norwegian Sea, 158 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 1:37 pm (GMT +0).

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