A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.2118 West, latitude 53.178 North, depth = 11.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 16:09:55 / August 7, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.27 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:55 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a5l3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5l3.
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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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