A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 16:48:32 / February 26, 2021 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -22.0401° West, 64.0219° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddyv. Unique identifier: us7000ddyv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:48:32 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borgarnes, Selfoss, Akranes. Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 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 two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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