A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Iceland kilometers (0 miles) from Iceland on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000arxc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000arxc. Exact location of earthquake, -22.3016° West, 64.0198° North, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:46:28 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 05:46:28 / July 20, 2020 @ 5:46 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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