Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 41km SW of Sandgerdi, Iceland on Saturday, 16 November 2019
16 Nov 13:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-16 11:17:54 -02:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.7843°N / 23.3364°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SW of Hafnir (pop: 100)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Sandgerði (pop: 1,500)
44 km (28 mi) W of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
75 km (47 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2019-11-16 11:17:54 -02:00 (16 Nov 13:17:54 UTC)||M 4.6 / 10 km||41km SW of Sandgerdi, Iceland||USGS|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
44.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)