Mag. 0.9 earthquake - 7.0 km NNE of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Saturday, 22 February 2020 at 21:50 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
23 Feb 11:29 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Depth: 6.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.858°N / 22.65°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) S of Hafnir (pop: 76)
11 km (7 mi) W of Grindavik (pop: 2,860)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Vogar (pop: 1,030)
20 km (13 mi) S of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Alftanes (pop: 2,390)
46 km (28 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900)
58 km (36 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 0.9||6.4 km||7.0 km NNE of Reykjanestá (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 0.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.