A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Reykjavík in Iceland on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -21.9489° West, 64.139° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 08:50:04 / March 10, 2021 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:50:04 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). 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: us7000dhml. Unique identifier: us7000dhml.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes. Event epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 2 km W of Reykjavík, Iceland.
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