A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Vogar in Iceland on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000deru. Unique identifier: us7000deru. Exact location of earthquake, -22.224° West, 64.0146° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 03:05:34 / March 2, 2021 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:05:34 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes. Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km ENE of Vogar, Iceland.
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