A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -30.4113° West, latitude 59.5715° North, depth = 11.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:22 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vu8. Unique identifier: us10007vu8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 20:11:22 / January 27, 2017 @ 8:11 pm.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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