A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 06:48:28 / December 30, 2018 @ 6:48 am. The temblor was detected at 04:48:28 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000iz4a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iz4a. Exact location of event, longitude -34.0007 West, latitude 57.0615 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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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