A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Vik in Iceland on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000a37i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a37i. Exact location of earthquake, -19.3782° West, 63.5577° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 22:16:00 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:16 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:00 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selfoss (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NW of Vik, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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