A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -19.2207° West, 66.2331° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 21:26:28 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:26:28 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000ag49. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ag49.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akureyri, Sauðárkrókur (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 16 km WNW of Siglufjörður, Iceland.
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