A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 216 km WSW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (134 miles). Id of earthquake: us600084j7. Event ids that are associated: us600084j7. The temblor was reported at 10:37:00 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 7.3364° East, 77.3903° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 10:37:00 / February 26, 2020 @ 10:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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