A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -33.53° West, 57.2957° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:17 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 05:39:17 / September 24, 2016 @ 5:39 am. Event id: us10006s97. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006s97.
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. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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