A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, North of Svalbard (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 6.2884° East, 85.0212° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:27:38 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 05:27:38 / May 19, 2018 @ 5:27 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000eait. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eait.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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