A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d6f5. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6f5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 58.7724° East, 8.3677° North. The temblor was picked up at 18:23:12 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 18:23:12 / December 27, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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.
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