Minor mag. 0.4 earthquake - 4.6 km WSW of Hábunga (Iceland) on Monday, 13 January 2020
13 Jan 19:33 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 minutes.
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.566°N / 19.188°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Katla (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Vík í Mýrdal (pop: 300)
55 km (34 mi) SE of Hvolsvöllur (pop: 900)
56 km (35 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,200)
146 km (91 mi) SE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
147 km (91 mi) SE of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
147 km (91 mi) SE of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 105 joules (0.07 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 13 Jan 19:24 UTC||M 0.4 / 12.6 km||4.6 km WSW of Hábunga (Iceland)||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.