A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:51 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -34.8015° West, 52.6383° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 10:54:51 / October 22, 2020 @ 10:54 am. 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. Id of earthquake: us6000cbaf. Event ids that are associated: us6000cbaf.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Reykjanes Ridge.
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