A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km NE of Siglufjörður, Iceland (39 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3ve. Unique identifier: us6000c3ve. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:47:14 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -17.9425 West, latitude 66.5678 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 02:47:14 / September 26, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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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: 63 km NE of Siglufjörður, Iceland.
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