A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km NNW of Norðurþing, Iceland (34 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -17.6343° West, latitude 66.5197° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 03:32:05 / September 26, 2020 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:32:05 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c3vh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3vh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km NNW of Norðurþing, Iceland.
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