Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 3.4 Km SSW of Fagradalsfjall on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 11:35 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
11 Dec 12:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 46 minutes.
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.875°N / 22.304°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Grindavík (pop: 2,860)
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Keflavík (Sveitarfélagið Vogar) (pop: 1,030)
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Hafnir (Reykjanesbær) (pop: 76)
27 km (17 mi) SE of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær) (pop: 31,700)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg) (pop: 118,900)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.7||7.7 km||3.4 km SSW of Fagradalsfjall||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.