A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Norwegian Sea (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 0.129 East, latitude 72.0021 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 07:49:02 / January 20, 2021 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:02 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dcnj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcnj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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