A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 289 km NW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (180 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nib. Unique identifier: us20009nib. Exact location of earthquake, 3.91° East, 79.4792° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:19:33 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 02:19:33 / June 19, 2017 @ 2:19 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 289 km NW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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