A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Siglufjordur in Iceland. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004uin. Id of event: us60004uin. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -19.6142 West, latitude 66.2383 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 00:55:57 / July 24, 2019 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:55:57 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akureyri, Sauðárkrókur. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km WNW of Siglufjordur, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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