A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 285 km WSW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (177 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:03:22 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 19:03:22 / December 21, 2020 @ 7:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -15.8137° West, latitude 69.9605° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000d5fj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5fj.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 285 km WSW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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