A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.91 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ub6. Id of event: us10007ub6. The temblor was detected at 14:05:20 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -35.2237° West, latitude 53.1647° North, depth = 9.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 16:05:20 / January 2, 2017 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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