A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km WNW of Hofn, Iceland (78 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.69 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000d7b5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7b5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.7258 West, latitude 64.5445 North, depth = 6.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 22:56:04 / March 21, 2018 @ 10:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:56:04 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 125 km WNW of Hofn, Iceland.
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