A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 66.8854° East, 2.1479° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 13:50:43 / February 9, 2016 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:50:43 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004z0r. Unique identifier: us20004z0r. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Carlsberg Ridge.
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