A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:28:51 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -33.8899° West, 52.1761° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 14:28:51 / September 14, 2018 @ 2:28 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hi7w. Id of event: us2000hi7w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three 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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