A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 22:41:45 / April 7, 2017 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fpy. Id of event: us10008fpy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 100.2428° East, 84.9364° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:41:45 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: North of Severnaya Zemlya. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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