A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (76 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:55:59 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60004584. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004584. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.8252 West, latitude 64.5896 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 13:55:59 / June 24, 2019 @ 1:55 pm.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 122 km S of Akureyri, Iceland.
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