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Rare Quakes Strike Sweden

Posted by feww on July 31, 2015

Two earthquakes strike Sweden

Two earthquakes measuring 4.1 and and 3.4Mb have struck Sweden. The rare earthquakes are among 20 or so events (measuring ≥3.0Mw) to occur in Scandinavia region over the past 10 years.

Magnitude: 4.1Mb EMSC  [4.0Mw USGS/EHP]
Region: SWEDEN
Location: 67.12°N ; 20.66°E
Depth: 15 km
Date/time: 2015-07-30 at 23:37:12.7 UTC

  • 784 km N of Mariehamn / pop: 10,682
  • 184 km N of Luleå, Sweden / pop: 45,551
  • 2 km S of Gällivare, Sweden / pop: 8,480
  • 6 km S of Malmberget, Sweden / pop: 6,017

Scandinavia quakes since 2005
EQ Location Map, Scandinavia. Earthquakes measuring 3.0Mw or greater since 2005. Map and search archive: USGS/EHP

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