A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 10:18:37 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000cqwl. Event ids that are associated: us2000cqwl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 12:18:37 / January 29, 2018 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -35.2451° West, latitude 53.7202° North, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Reykjanes Ridge.
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