A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km NNW of Norðurþing, Iceland (37 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 03:33:59 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.6861 West, latitude 66.5571 North, depth = 10 km. 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. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3vi. Unique identifier: us6000c3vi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 03:33:59 / September 26, 2020 @ 3:33 am.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NNW of Norðurþing, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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