A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 210 km WSW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (130 miles). 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). Exact location, longitude 7.4622° East, latitude 77.4526° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 09:38:24 / February 19, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007syw. Id of event: us70007syw. The temblor was reported at 09:38:24 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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