A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Iceland region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:29:22 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -28.1438 West, latitude 61.2548 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 04:29:22 / January 16, 2016 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004g21. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004g21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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