A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, North of Franz Josef Land (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:02:33 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 23:02:33 / October 28, 2017 @ 11:02 pm. Event id: us2000bhza. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhza. 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). Exact location, longitude 52.9103° East, latitude 86.9785° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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