A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Iceland region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 04:18:35 / September 3, 2020 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bk8m. Id of event: us7000bk8m. The temblor was reported at 04:18:35 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -19.1251° West, 68.0156° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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