Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 0.4 Km WSW of Raufarhólshellir on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
14 Aug 04:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 minutes.
Depth: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.939°N / 21.405°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Grensdalur (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) N of Þorlákshöfn (pop: 1,500)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Hveragerði (pop: 2,300)
15 km (9 mi) NW of Eyrarbakki (pop: 500)
30 km (18 mi) SE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
32 km (20 mi) SE of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 14 Aug 04:14 UTC||M 1.2 / 7.4 km||0.4 Km WSW of Raufarhólshellir||IMO|
|Tue, 14 Aug 04:14 UTC||M 1.8 / 7.8 km||0.6 Km WNW of Raufarhólshellir||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.