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Subject: Re: Svalbard earthquake
From: Steinar Midtskogen steinar@.............
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 16:57:08 +0100

Jˇn FrÝmann  writes:

> Hello
> Here are two news about the Svalbard earthquake this morning. According
> to news from Norway, this was the biggest earthquake in the country
> history.

Formally it was a little outside Norway's territory.

> But last year they did have earthquake of the size Mb6.2.

And here's the story in the local paper with a plot from a station 400
km away from the center (80N 2E):

They write that noone has felt the quake, unlike the recent 6.2 quake.
The nearest settlement, Ny-┼lesund, is located about 300 km away.

I got a huge signal on my seismometer in Oslo 2300 km away:

The P wave looked like this on my geophone:

Steinar Midtskogen

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