A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -34.419 West, latitude 56.503 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:04:00 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 17:04:00 / June 24, 2020 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afqz. Unique identifier: us7000afqz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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