Mag. 0.4 earthquake - 12.2 Km WSW of Kópasker on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 07:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 0.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
25 Sep 16:37 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 hours.
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.272°N / 16.714°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Kopasker (pop: 122) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (210 mi) NE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Grimsey Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 105 joules (0.07 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 0.4||4.8 km||12.2 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 0.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.