A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 207 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (129 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:22:54 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 21:22:54 / October 31, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cavt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cavt. Exact location, longitude -3.1906° West, latitude 71.4483° North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 207 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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