A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -33.3789° West, 57.1611° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10006s8s. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006s8s. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 04:42:41 / September 24, 2016 @ 4:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:42:41 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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