A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km SSE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (96 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us20009wqn. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wqn. The temblor was picked up at 05:49:24 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 04:49:24 / July 16, 2017 @ 4:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, 18.6569° East, 76.99° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 155 km SSE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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