A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 175 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (109 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -4.041° West, 71.3563° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000d33b. Event ids that are associated: us7000d33b. Global time and date of event 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 08:17:06 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:17:06 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 175 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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