A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:01:26 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 06:01:26 / July 5, 2017 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 22.0255° East, 83.5882° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096un. Id of event: us100096un. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 nearby.
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