A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported East of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.49 East, latitude 80.35 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:49:22 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a8z7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8z7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 23:49:22 / August 16, 2017 @ 11:49 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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