A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 208 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (129 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:33 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c9dn. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9dn. Exact location, longitude -3.2634° West, latitude 71.5698° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 09:08:33 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 208 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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