A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 130 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.9941 West, latitude 64.5094 North, depth = 14.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 14:58:45 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:58 pm. Event id: us100097mh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097mh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.62 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:58:45 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km S of Akureyri, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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