Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 4.6 Km NNE of Reykjanestá on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 01:23 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
11 Dec 01:33 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.84°N / 22.678°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) S of Hafnir (Reykjanesbær) (pop: 76)
12 km (7 mi) W of Grindavík (pop: 2,860)
21 km (13 mi) SW of Keflavík (Sveitarfélagið Vogar) (pop: 1,030)
22 km (14 mi) S of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
43 km (27 mi) SW of Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær) (pop: 31,700)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg) (pop: 118,900)
60 km (37 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.8||5.9 km||4.6 km NNE of Reykjanestá||IMO|
|M 1.5||7.9 km||2.8 km NNE of Reykjanestá||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.