A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 188 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (117 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 03:54:34 / October 31, 2020 @ 3:54 am. Event id: us7000cavb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cavb. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:34 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.7011 West, latitude 71.3873 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 188 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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