A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:01:37 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 19:01:37 / February 28, 2021 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dee1. Unique identifier: us7000dee1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -22.0617° West, 63.9956° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borgarnes, Selfoss, Akranes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 10 km SW of Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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