A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, North of Svalbard (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 23.288 East, latitude 85.689 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 08:34:43 / January 24, 2020 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007pj0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007pj0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:34:43 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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