A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 247 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (153 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:19:11 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 20:19:11 / February 12, 2021 @ 8:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000djbl. Event ids that are associated: us6000djbl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 4.9459° East, latitude 78.8615° North, depth = 10 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 247 km WNW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
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