A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 126 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djcc. Id of event: us6000djcc. The temblor was picked up at 02:29:35 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 02:29:35 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:29 am. Exact location, longitude -18.0163° West, latitude 64.5527° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 126 km S of Akureyri, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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