A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfj9. Unique identifier: us7000dfj9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 11:32:29 / February 28, 2021 @ 11:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, -21.6833° West, 64.0363° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:29 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borgarnes, Akranes, Selfoss (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 12 km ESE of Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.
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