A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Iceland region (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:32 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 04:37:32 / January 16, 2016 @ 4:37 am. Id of earthquake: us10004f0k. Event ids that are associated: us10004f0k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -27.8951° West, latitude 61.0617° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Iceland region.
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