Thursday, February 28, 2008

Earthquakes in Norway

Recent Earthquakes Northern Europe

This week the UK experienced a significant earthquake. So did Norway up at Svalbard, in fact the strongest in history...

Details from Svalbard, Norway


Earthquake measuring 6,2 in Storfjorden, Svalbard, Norway

Time.: 2008/02/21 03:46:17
Place: Ca. 159 km East - souteast of Longyearbyen (76,95°N 18,76°E)
Strength: 6,2
Depth: 25 km

This Earthquake is the biggest on Norwegian territory in history. Many after quakes have been registered and they will continue.

The last earthquake in the same area took place 18. January 1976 with a measuring 5.5 on Richters.

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