A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 156 km SSE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (97 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000abnq. Event ids that are associated: us2000abnq. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:55 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 14:44:55 / August 21, 2017 @ 2:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.74 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.74 km, 18.8297° East, 76.9978° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 156 km SSE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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