A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Greenland Sea (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:40 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 3.5573 East, latitude 79.6239 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000djnw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djnw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/03/21 / 2021-03-16 04:41:40 / March 16, 2021 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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