Last Updated: Monday, August 6, 2012

Light earthquake rattles Denmark and Sweden

Disaster Report: M 4.4 Light shallow earthquake rattles Denmark and Sweden.
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Original Post: Natural Disasters List August 6, 2012 
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M 4.4 light earthquake shakes Denmark this Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 51 km SW of Falkenberg, Sweden. It was 3.6 miles deep.

The 2008 Skane County earthquake was widely felt in Sweden from Skåne to Östergötland, in Denmark, and in northern Poland.
Powerful earthquakes are very rare in Sweden and Denmark.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
02:57 UTC (local time Monday, August 06, 2012 at 04:57 AM @ epicenter)

Epicenter location

51 km SW of Falkenberg, Sweden
60 km NW of Hoganas, Sweden
61 km W of Halmstad, Sweden
61 km SSW of Varberg, Sweden
110 km NW Copenhagen, Denmark

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