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arctic ocean earthquake october 28 2017 location

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits north of Franz Josef Land, Arctic Ocean

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit north of Franz Josef Land, Arctic ocean at 19:11 UTC on October 28, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the third...

October 28, 2017


The glaciers on the islands of Franz Josef are currently in a state of retreat

The clouds parted over the northeast Barents Sea region of the Arctic Ocean in late summer, 2011 allowing a view of the ice-covered islands of Franz Josef Land, Russia forming a stark-white contrast to the surrounding dark sea water. The Moderate Resolution Imaging

August 20, 2011