A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 11:20:26 / February 4, 2017 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:20:26 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008kfk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kfk. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.09 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 55.9738 East, latitude 14.7161 North, depth = 9.09 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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