A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 08:03:25 / December 8, 2020 @ 8:03 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. The temblor was detected at 08:03:25 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -35.4193° West, 54.689° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000cp3z. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp3z.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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