A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 00:46:29 / April 8, 2017 @ 12:46 am. Event id: us10008fqc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fqc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:46:29 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 100.1858° East, latitude 84.8913° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: North of Severnaya Zemlya. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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