A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, North of Svalbard (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9rv. Unique identifier: us2000j9rv. Exact location of event, longitude 24.6865 East, latitude 85.8518 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 08:09:56 / January 12, 2019 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:09:56 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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