A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:29 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -30.3236° West, latitude 59.4416° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ny5. Id of event: us70006ny5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 05:44:29 / December 20, 2019 @ 5:44 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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