Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 16 km west of Reykjavík, Háaleiti, Iceland, on 2020-03-12 10:26:01 +00:00
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Mar 11:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-12 10:26:01 +00:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.1065°N / 22.2155°W↗ (Greenland Sea, Iceland)
Antipode: 64.107°S / 157.785°E↗
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Alftanes (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Reykjanesbaer (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NW of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||10 km||9km W of Alftanes, Iceland||USGS|
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