A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Álftanes in Iceland. Event id: us7000dhle. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhle. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -22.134° West, 64.0761° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:14:40 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 03:14:40 / March 10, 2021 @ 3:14 am.
The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selfoss, Borgarnes, Akranes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WSW of Álftanes, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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