Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 4.4 Km N of Reykjanestá on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 16:47 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 7 km depth
11 Dec 16:53 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 minutes.
Depth: 7.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.839°N / 22.691°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (7 mi) S of Hafnir (Reykjanesbær) (pop: 76)
12 km (8 mi) W of Grindavík (pop: 2,860)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Keflavík (Sveitarfélagið Vogar) (pop: 1,030)
22 km (14 mi) S of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
49 km (30 mi) SW of Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær) (pop: 31,700)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg) (pop: 118,900)
61 km (38 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.2||7.1 km||4.4 km N of Reykjanestá||IMO|
|M 1.8||5.8 km||4.8 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.