A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Greenland Sea (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -0.5687 West, latitude 79.9559 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 17:08:51 / February 8, 2020 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007q67. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007q67. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:51 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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