A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes north of Svalbard (0 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085r5. Id of event: us100085r5. The temblor was detected at 05:22:43 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:22:43 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -5.759° West, latitude 82.8454° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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