A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nra. Id of event: us20009nra. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 15:27:29 / June 20, 2017 @ 3:27 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:29 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 6.7159° East, 84.9911° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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