A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, north of Svalbard (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b9kr. Event ids that are associated: us6000b9kr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:06 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 08:48:06 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, 6.5046° East, 87.3492° North, depth 10 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: north of Svalbard.
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