A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 11:11:50 / September 1, 2017 @ 11:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -33.9165 West, latitude 57.1445 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 09:11:50 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000adth. Event ids that are associated: us2000adth. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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