A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 215 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland (134 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 00:17:23 / February 28, 2019 @ 12:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude -18.5504 West, latitude 68.0748 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000j8ed. Event ids that are associated: us1000j8ed. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:17:23 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 215 km N of Siglufjordur, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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