Mag. 0.5 earthquake - 29.0 Km WNW of Kópasker on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 06:32 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 0.5 earthquake at 16 km depth
5 Jun 10:29 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Depth: 16.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.368°N / 17.082°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Kopasker (pop: 122)
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230)
73 km (45 mi) N of Laugar (pop: 1000)
79 km (49 mi) NE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360)
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190)
89 km (55 mi) NNE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580)
341 km (212 mi) NE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 105 joules (0.099 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 0.5||16 km||29.0 km WNW of Kópasker||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.