A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Garður in Iceland. The temblor was reported at 10:49:01 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dkmz. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkmz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -22.463° West, latitude 64.0832° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 10:49:01 / February 24, 2021 @ 10:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Mosfellsbær (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km E of Garður, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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