A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, North of Svalbard (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:50:05 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 28.6179 East, latitude 85.9876 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60007e0p. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007e0p. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 18:50:05 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: North of Svalbard.
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