A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Greenland Sea (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 22:47:33 / January 13, 2021 @ 10:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:47:33 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 7.6986 East, latitude 73.5735 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d257. Event ids that are associated: us7000d257.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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