A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 183 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (114 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jxx. Id of event: us10003jxx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:46:23 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 01:46:23 / October 3, 2015 @ 1:46 am. Exact location, longitude -3.8427° West, latitude 71.4087° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 183 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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