A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 231 km E of Nord, Greenland (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 13:32:53 / February 9, 2020 @ 1:32 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007m2a. Event ids that are associated: us70007m2a. The temblor was picked up at 13:32:53 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -4.1974° West, 81.2295° North.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 231 km E of Nord, Greenland.
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