A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000al3g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000al3g. 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. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:04:07 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -32.4208° West, latitude 58.165° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 21:04:07 / September 12, 2017 @ 9:04 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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