A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, North of Franz Josef Land (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:10:55 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bq33. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bq33. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 19:10:55 / October 28, 2017 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.3012 East, latitude 86.8908 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four 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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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 Franz Josef Land.
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