A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 210 km NW of Fosnavag, Norway (130 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 2.6678 East, latitude 63.6704 North, depth = 10 km. 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. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000he1e. Unique identifier: us1000he1e. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:13:09 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 18:13:09 / October 18, 2018 @ 6:13 pm.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 210 km NW of Fosnavag, Norway. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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