A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland on Saturday. Global time and date of event 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 01:34:35 / March 13, 2021 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:34:35 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dizy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dizy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -22.0317° West, latitude 64.0551° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Reykjavík (c. 118 900 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Kópavogur (c. 31 700 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Hafnarfjörður (c. 26 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Garðabær (c. 11 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Mosfellsbær (c. 8 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Akranes (c. 6 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Selfoss (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iceland (c. 309 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borgarnes, Selfoss, Akranes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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