A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 18:20:10 / June 21, 2020 @ 6:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -18.8528° West, latitude 66.3936° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000ag0h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ag0h. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:20:10 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akureyri, Sauðárkrókur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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