A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -32.7746 West, latitude 57.7587 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ab08. Id of event: us2000ab08. The temblor was picked up at 16:47:33 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 18:47:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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