A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 19:04:33 / December 30, 2017 @ 7:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 3.942° East, 84.6573° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000cj02. Event ids that are associated: us2000cj02. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:04:33 / 7:04 pm (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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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