A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hs63. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hs63. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 18.8562 East, latitude 85.8118 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 08:00:18 / November 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am. The temblor was reported at 09:00:18 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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