A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:40:06 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b6w5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6w5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -35.1491° West, 54.1435° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 17:40:06 / July 27, 2020 @ 5:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Reykjanes Ridge.
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