A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:17:34 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -34.2529 West, latitude 56.5265 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 14:17:34 / July 18, 2020 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000b3db. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3db.
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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