A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -36.1661° West, 56.8579° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 13:18:33 / October 8, 2020 @ 1:18 pm. 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). Event id: us6000c81b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c81b. The temblor was picked up at 13:18:33 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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