A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000hb1p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hb1p. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:51:42 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 30.5298° East, latitude 85.9605° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 13:51:42 / September 8, 2018 @ 1:51 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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