A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 169 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (105 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:40:00 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 13:40:00 / August 11, 2018 @ 1:40 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gaiq. Unique identifier: us1000gaiq. Exact location of event, longitude -18.539 West, latitude 67.6632 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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