A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Dalvík in Iceland. Exact location of event, longitude -18.6336 West, latitude 66.0545 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:33 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ak95. Event ids that are associated: us7000ak95. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 17:41:33 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:41 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNW of Dalvík, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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