A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (144 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iys. Id of event: us20008iys. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:30:12 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -18.6584 West, latitude 68.2369 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 18:30:12 / January 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 232 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland.
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