A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 11:46:32 / August 6, 2017 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.0376 West, latitude 53.2365 North, depth = 10 km. 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) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a6vd. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6vd. The temblor was reported at 09:46:32 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight 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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