A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Aasiaat in Greenland. Event id: us20005fqn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fqn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 01:34:18 / April 6, 2016 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -53.5279 West, latitude 69.1934 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:18 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Ilulissat (c. 4 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilulissat. Nearby country/countries, Greenland (c. 56 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km NNW of Aasiaat, Greenland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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