A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10006s8p. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006s8p. Global time and date of event 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 04:26:17 / September 24, 2016 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -33.3264° West, 57.2064° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:26:17 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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