A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Norwegian Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bnpz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnpz. Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 03:12:11 / November 15, 2017 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:11 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 3.2022 East, latitude 72.6014 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 earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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