A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 167 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (104 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -18.9901° West, 67.6506° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:15:41 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g6wa. Unique identifier: us1000g6wa. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 13:15:41 / August 11, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 167 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland.
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