A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 294 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (183 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us200050k2. Unique identifier: us200050k2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 3.3459 East, latitude 79.3466 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 23:41:12 / February 11, 2016 @ 11:41 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:41:12 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 294 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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