A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland on Sunday. 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: us6000ag1s. Id of event: us6000ag1s. Exact location of event, longitude -18.5285 West, latitude 66.2193 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:29:17 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 19:29:17 / June 21, 2020 @ 7:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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