Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.4 just reported 100 km southeast of Akureyri, Iceland
Fri, 26 Mar 2021, 20:3620:36 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 11 minutes ago 100 km southeast of Akureyri, Iceland, the Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported.
4.4 quake 2.7 Km S of Herðubreið, Iceland, 26 Mar 2021 8:16 pm (GMT +0)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 4 km beneath the epicenter near Akureyri, Akureyrarkaupstaður, Northeast, Iceland, in the evening on Friday 26 March 2021 at 8:16 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Reykjahlið (pop. 150) located 60 km from the epicenter, Laugar (pop. 1000) 79 km away, Egilsstaðir (pop. 2,300) 93 km away, Akureyri (pop. 17,700) 100 km away, and Norðurþing (pop. 2,200) 109 km away.
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Date & time: 26 Mar 2021 8:16 pm (GMT +0) local time (26 Mar 2021 20:16 GMT)
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.15°N / 16.36°W (Iceland)
Primary data source: IMO
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