Norwegian naval base jolted

Norwegian naval base joltedAn earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale recorded in the Atlantic Ocean about 700 kilometers north-east of Iceland, near the remote Norwegian island of Jan Mayen.
After the earthquake, no reports of casualties or damage was not followed, as tsunami warnings were announced. There were several aftershocks, the second occurred about 4 hours after the first movements of the earth.

The epicenter was located 560 kilometers east of Greenland and 975 km — from Tromsø in northern Norway.

On the volcanic island of Jan Mayen, who is also a national park, home to 20 scientists, is there and the military personnel stationed at the two bases — Weather and Norwegian Navy.

According to experts of the U.S. Geological Survey, this is the strongest earthquake in the region since 2004.

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