A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Gaellivare in Sweden. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:37:13 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002whx. Id of event: us10002whx. Global time and date of event 30/07/15 / 2015-07-30 23:37:13 / July 30, 2015 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.93 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.93 km, 20.7467° East, 67.1183° North.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kiruna (c. 18 200 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Gällivare (c. 8 500 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Malmberget (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiruna, Malmberget, Gällivare. Nearby country/countries, Sweden (c. 9 556 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km ESE of Gaellivare, Sweden.
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