A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes north of Svalbard (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 9.0929° East, 85.0818° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:26:27 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dfvj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfvj. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 04:26:27 / February 1, 2021 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. 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.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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