A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:47:01 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us700063hi. Ids that are associated to the event: us700063hi. Exact location, longitude -30.4976° West, latitude 59.183° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 21:47:01 / October 27, 2019 @ 9:47 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Reykjanes Ridge.
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