A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -27.8932° West, 60.7085° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:06:37 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 13:06:37 / January 16, 2016 @ 1:06 pm. Event id: us10004f24. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f24. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Reykjanes Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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