A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 184 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (114 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -3.7578° West, latitude 71.3212° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 21:51:14 / January 31, 2021 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:51:14 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dev4. Unique identifier: us6000dev4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 184 km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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