A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 01:13:40 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 74.428° East, 86.1711° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20008luw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008luw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 20:13:40 / February 23, 2017 @ 8:13 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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.
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