A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 269 km SW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (167 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:40:39 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 7.5184° East, latitude 76.5783° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60007dtw. Event ids that are associated: us60007dtw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:40:39 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 269 km SW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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