Finland Tremor
© YLE Uutisgrafiikka
Map showing area affected by minor tremor.

Finland's Institute of Seismology at the University of Helsinki confirmed that a 2.6 magnitude quake had struck the area. Institute Director Pekka Heikkinen said that quakes of tremors of this magnitude are unusual in southern Finland. He noted they only usually occur a few times annually. Around 30 small earth tremors in Finland are usually detected in northern parts of the country.

Heikkinen added pressure originating from the central Atlantic ridge pushing the Euroasia plate eastwards caused the minor tremor.