A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Svalbard region (0 miles). Event id: us60006t0j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t0j. The temblor was reported at 03:46:44 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 03:46:44 / December 18, 2019 @ 3:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 7.0876° East, 76.0226° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: Svalbard region.
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