A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 46 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland (29 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 19:57:09 / June 21, 2020 @ 7:57 pm. Event id: us6000ag2l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ag2l. Exact location of earthquake, -18.8253° West, 66.5684° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:57:09 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 46 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland.
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