A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 km N of Vik, Iceland (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 22:18:16 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:18 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:18:16 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1jq. Id of event: us2000a1jq. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -18.9871° West, 63.6223° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km N of Vik, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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