A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/18 / 2018-12-28 04:10:20 / December 28, 2018 @ 4:10 am. The temblor was reported at 04:10:20 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j4gt. Id of event: us2000j4gt. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 7.4186° East, 84.748° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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: North of Svalbard. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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