A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -35.1277 West, latitude 52.689 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbar. Id of event: us6000cbar. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 12:00:48 / October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:00:48 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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