A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 58 km NNW of Aasiaat, Greenland (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 22:32:17 / April 5, 2016 @ 10:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.57 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005hh4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hh4. Exact location of event, longitude -53.6334 West, latitude 69.1614 North, depth = 13.57 km. The temblor was reported at 20:32:17 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 58 km NNW of Aasiaat, Greenland.
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