A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 198 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (123 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:22:23 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -3.4638° West, 71.4638° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000c9z9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9z9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 20:22:23 / November 3, 2020 @ 8:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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