A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 188 km W of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (117 miles). Exact location, longitude 7.3558° East, latitude 78.4707° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 00:41:57 / November 14, 2020 @ 12:41 am. The earthquake occurred 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). The temblor was picked up at 00:41:57 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ceru. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ceru.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km W of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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