A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -18.511 West, latitude 66.5812 North, depth = 10 km. 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ag18. Id of event: us6000ag18. The temblor was detected at 19:07:55 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 19:07:55 / June 21, 2020 @ 7:07 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri. The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km NNE of Siglufjörður, Iceland.
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