The 31st of August 1819 Lurøy earthquake revisited.

Author(s):

Bungum, H., Olesen, O.

Year:2005
Type:Journal
Reference:Norwegian Journal of Geology (Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift), 85, 245-252.
ISBN / DOI:ISSN 029-196X

This paper presents a new analysis of the largest Skandinavian earthquake in historical times, occurring in 1819 in Northern Norway, based on the way it was felt over a very large area. The study included also a reassessment of the magnitude (5.8).