A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported North of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 101.033 East, latitude 84.9017 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 19:48:23 / April 23, 2017 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:48:23 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n80. Id of event: us10008n80. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: North of Severnaya Zemlya.
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