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Latest quakes in or near Jan Mayen in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 06:15 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 30 days, Jan Mayen had 3 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 2 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

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 7 days4 quakes1 quake M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 30 days5 quakes2 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 90 days25 quakes19 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 (5 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, November 11, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 11, 2022 1:15 am (GMT +1) (Nov 11, 2022 00:15 GMT)
2.2

3 km
Norwegian Sea, 54 km east of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 25, 2022 11:59 am (GMT +1) (Nov 25, 2022 10:59 GMT)
2.7

7 km
40 km northwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen
I FELT IT
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Thursday, November 24, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 24, 2022 3:30 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 15:30 GMT)
3.2

10 km
Norwegian Sea, 166 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen
I FELT IT
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Nov 24, 2022 3:29 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 15:29 GMT)
3.4

10 km
Norwegian Sea, 157 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen
I FELT IT
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Nov 24, 2022 1:37 pm (GMT +0) (Nov 24, 2022 13:37 GMT)
3.8

10 km
Norwegian Sea, 158 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen
I FELT IT
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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 1 day 19 hours 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 past month?

In the past 30 days, Jan Mayen had 5 quakes up to magnitude 3.8.

What was the strongest quake in Jan Mayen past month?

The strongest earthquake in Jan Mayen past month occurred 3 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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