A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Iceland region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us100086k7. Event ids that are associated: us100086k7. Exact location of event, longitude -27.4331 West, latitude 61.4696 North, depth = 14.45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 19:04:10 / March 2, 2017 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:04:10 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.45 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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