A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 202 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (126 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 23:46:45 / October 30, 2020 @ 11:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -3.352° West, 71.4616° North, depth 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:45 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Event id: us7000c8gc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8gc.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 202 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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