A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Iceland region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us100086kc. Event ids that are associated: us100086kc. Exact location of earthquake, -27.4422° West, 61.4038° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:13:16 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 19:13:16 / March 2, 2017 @ 7:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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