A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 177 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (110 miles). Event id: us20008uqd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uqd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 00:24:16 / March 26, 2017 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -18.9561° West, latitude 67.7392° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:24:16 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 177 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland.
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