A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Reykjanes Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:26:37 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddwy. Unique identifier: us6000ddwy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.152 West, latitude 53.9112 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 20:26:37 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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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