A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 15:05:11 / June 20, 2020 @ 3:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -18.3736 West, latitude 66.4701 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 15:05:11 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afgh. Id of event: us6000afgh.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km NE of Siglufjörður, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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