A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Vogar in Iceland. Event id: us6000dkmp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkmp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -22.2424° West, latitude 63.9967° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 10:17:55 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 10:17:55 / February 24, 2021 @ 10:17 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borgarnes, Selfoss, Akranes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Vogar, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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