A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Norðurþing in Iceland on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:52:12 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 14:52:12 / September 15, 2020 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -17.897 West, latitude 66.146 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bniv. Event ids that are associated: us7000bniv.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Akureyri (c. 17 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sauðárkrókur (c. 2 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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