A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported East of Severnaya Zemlya (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.7654° East, latitude 79.4071° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 00:27:47 / April 27, 2018 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000dt51. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dt51. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:47 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter).
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 two 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: East of Severnaya Zemlya.
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