A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 121 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (75 miles). Exact location, longitude -17.8707° West, latitude 64.5971° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 09:36:23 / May 27, 2017 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:36:23 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008vrn. Event ids that are associated: us10008vrn.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 121 km S of Akureyri, Iceland.
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