A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 08:54:09 / March 4, 2021 @ 8:54 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfe3. Id of event: us7000dfe3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -22.0215 West, latitude 63.9951 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:54:09 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borgarnes, Selfoss, Akranes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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