A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Greenland Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 8.0731° East, latitude 73.5177° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d25f. Unique identifier: us7000d25f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:47:18 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 22:47:18 / January 13, 2021 @ 10:47 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten 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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