A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, North of Svalbard (0 miles). Global time and date of event 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 16:19:09 / July 31, 2017 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 0.1539° East, 80.0588° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000a2wh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2wh. The temblor was picked up at 16:19:09 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). 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 earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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