Mag. 0.9 earthquake - 14.0 Km WSW of Kópasker on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 22:29 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 7 km depth
5 Jun 22:37 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 minutes.
Depth: 7.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.243°N / 16.728°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Kopasker (pop: 122)
35 km (22 mi) NE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Raufarhofn (pop: 169)
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Laugar (pop: 1000)
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360)
88 km (54 mi) NE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580)
343 km (213 mi) NE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 0.9||7.1 km||14.0 km WSW 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 0.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.