A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, north of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:43:44 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008s4p. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008s4p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 98.7788° East, latitude 84.8889° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 08:43:44 / May 13, 2017 @ 8:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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