A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (81 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000at5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000at5l. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 14:26:05 / September 17, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:26:05 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.15 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.15 km, -17.9505° West, 64.5019° North.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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