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Past earthquakes in Jan Mayen: August 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 6, 2022 03:54 GMT -
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Quakes during August 2022:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 1 quake between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 12 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
During August 2022, Jan Mayen was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.2, 1 quake of magnitude 3.0, and 12 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.2 | 147 km NW of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (14 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, August 31, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 31, 2022 12:04 am (GMT -1) (Aug 31, 2022 01:04 GMT)
2.3

2 km
136 km northwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Monday, August 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 29, 2022 1:13 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 29, 2022 11:13 GMT)
2.0

17 km
39 km north of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 23, 2022 6:27 am (GMT +2) (Aug 23, 2022 04:27 GMT)
2.3
Norwegian Sea, 71 km east of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 16, 2022 4:12 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 16, 2022 14:12 GMT)
3.0

20 km
32 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Sunday, August 14, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 14, 2022 6:33 pm (GMT -1) (Aug 14, 2022 19:33 GMT)
4.2

10 km
147 km northwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 10, 2022 2:29 am (GMT +0) (Aug 10, 2022 02:29 GMT)
2.3
Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen More
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 9, 2022 2:34 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 9, 2022 12:34 GMT)
2.8

10 km
Norwegian Sea, 80 km east of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Aug 9, 2022 2:57 am (GMT +2) (Aug 9, 2022 00:57 GMT)
2.4
Norwegian Sea, 78 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Monday, August 8, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 8, 2022 11:28 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 8, 2022 21:28 GMT)
2.6
Norwegian Sea, 76 km east of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Thursday, August 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 4, 2022 10:19 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 4, 2022 20:19 GMT)
2.6

2 km
50 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 3, 2022 5:03 pm (GMT -1) (Aug 3, 2022 18:03 GMT)
2.0
132 km southwest of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 2, 2022 1:45 pm (GMT -1) (Aug 2, 2022 14:45 GMT)
2.6
Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Jan Mayen Island Region More
Aug 2, 2022 11:20 am (GMT -1) (Aug 2, 2022 12:20 GMT)
2.2
Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Jan Mayen Island Region More
Monday, August 1, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 1, 2022 5:11 am (GMT +2) (Aug 1, 2022 03:11 GMT)
2.3

17 km
30 km northeast of Olonkinbyen, Jan Mayen More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1011 joules (36.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 31.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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