A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000db59. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000db59. Exact location of event, longitude -35.1104 West, latitude 54.1668 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:12:21 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 21:12:21 / February 23, 2018 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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