A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 514 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (319 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 16:26:03 / June 5, 2020 @ 4:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6n6. Unique identifier: us6000a6n6. The temblor was reported at 16:26:03 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -3.7509° West, latitude 81.3569° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 514 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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