A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 112 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (70 miles). 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. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.648 West, latitude 64.6892 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:13 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a3ln. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3ln. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 11:24:13 / August 2, 2017 @ 11:24 am.
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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km S of Akureyri, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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