A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 201 km NNE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (125 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.53 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 19.4595 East, latitude 79.8762 North, depth = 9.53 km. The temblor was detected at 16:59:34 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 15:59:34 / June 23, 2019 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700048r1. Id of event: us700048r1.
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. 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.
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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: 201 km NNE of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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