A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland. Event id: us7000ac7b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac7b. The temblor was detected at 19:14:49 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -18.6721 West, latitude 66.2726 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 19:14:49 / June 21, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 17 km NE of Siglufjörður, Iceland.
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