A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 267 km E of Nord, Greenland (166 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 03:16:03 / August 19, 2017 @ 3:16 am. Id of earthquake: us2000a9pa. Event ids that are associated: us2000a9pa. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:16:03 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -2.0467° West, latitude 81.1734° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 267 km E of Nord, Greenland.
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