A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Greenland Sea (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ac7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac7e. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 04:59:10 / August 27, 2017 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 8.4102 East, latitude 73.5202 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:59:10 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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