A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Husavik in Iceland on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:04:21 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9n3. Unique identifier: us2000d9n3. Exact location of event, longitude -17.7433 West, latitude 66.5103 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 03:04:21 / February 19, 2018 @ 3:04 am.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akureyri (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NNW of Husavik, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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