A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 214 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (133 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:30:19 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -3.0759° West, 71.5625° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 16:30:19 / February 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnej. Unique identifier: us2000jnej.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 214 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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