A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported north of Svalbard (0 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 22:47:48 / August 14, 2020 @ 10:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:47:48 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 6.173° East, 84.6979° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf0t. Id of event: us6000bf0t.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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