A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 136 km S of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.6506 East, latitude 76.9924 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:42:26 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10002ndk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002ndk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/15 / 2015-07-04 07:42:26 / July 4, 2015 @ 7:42 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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