A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Vogar in Iceland on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgpz. Id of event: us7000dgpz. Exact location, longitude -22.191° West, latitude 64.0265° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 02:01:28 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 02:01:28 / March 7, 2021 @ 2:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Vogar, Iceland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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