A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported North of Svalbard (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 22.6994° East, 85.7399° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 09:29:39 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 07:29:39 / February 18, 2020 @ 7:29 am. Unique identifier: us70007s90. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007s90.
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 three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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