A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:40 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000adt8. Event ids that are associated: us2000adt8. Exact location of earthquake, -33.9988° West, 56.9041° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 10:59:40 / September 1, 2017 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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