A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008cqw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008cqw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.8231° East, 14.1654° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 07:05:57 / March 20, 2020 @ 7:05 am. The temblor was detected at 11:05:57 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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