A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008mrl. Event ids that are associated: us20008mrl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 17:05:40 / February 17, 2017 @ 5:05 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:05:40 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -32.3823 West, latitude 52.8655 North, depth = 10 km.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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