A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.1394 West, latitude 53.2822 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 00:20:36 / August 19, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abas. Id of event: us2000abas. The temblor was detected at 22:20:36 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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