A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005j89. Event ids that are associated: us10005j89. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 13:40:41 / May 22, 2016 @ 1:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:40:41 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 107.2503° East, latitude 84.3886° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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