A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km NW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (77 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -11.3894 West, latitude 71.6289 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:42:21 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 10:42:21 / October 8, 2020 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000c6p1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6p1.
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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km NW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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