A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (117 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -3.7829° West, 71.5031° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006epc. Id of event: us10006epc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:19:41 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 06:19:41 / August 13, 2016 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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