A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -30.0058 West, latitude 59.8649 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:33:11 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008gd1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gd1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 06:33:11 / March 16, 2020 @ 6:33 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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