A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 238 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (148 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.6 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 17:32:37 / January 28, 2017 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -17.9414° West, 68.2613° North, depth 12.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vya. Unique identifier: us10007vya. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:32:37 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 238 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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