A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 202 km WSW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (126 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 7.7401 East, latitude 77.494 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:46:15 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600084te. Unique identifier: us600084te. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 19:46:15 / February 26, 2020 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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