A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008h95. Id of event: us10008h95. Exact location of event, longitude -34.5168 West, latitude 52.8652 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:33:35 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 02:33:35 / April 8, 2017 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Reykjanes Ridge.
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