A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fqi. Unique identifier: us10008fqi. Exact location of earthquake, 99.7407° East, 84.9689° North, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:56:53 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 00:56:53 / April 8, 2017 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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