A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -32.3543° West, latitude 58.0241° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 22:13:27 / September 12, 2017 @ 10:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:13:27 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000al5h. Event ids that are associated: us2000al5h. 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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