A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -30.4297 West, latitude 59.4907 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20008iw3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iw3. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:27 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 18:49:27 / January 27, 2017 @ 6:49 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five 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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