A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, north of Svalbard (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:07 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 17:52:07 / October 9, 2020 @ 5:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c89r. Id of event: us6000c89r. Exact location of earthquake, -4.5815° West, 81.6982° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: north of Svalbard. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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