A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Siglufjörður in Iceland. Exact location of earthquake, -18.9333° West, 66.4235° 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 picked up at 11:51:44 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afqn. Unique identifier: us7000afqn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 11:51:44 / June 24, 2020 @ 11:51 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akureyri, Sauðárkrókur (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Close country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 30 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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