A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Álftanes in Iceland. Unique identifier: us7000de2v. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000de2v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:51:56 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -22.1236 West, latitude 64.0657 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 13:51:56 / February 26, 2021 @ 1:51 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (8 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Álftanes, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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