Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 5.9 Km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 5.9 Km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

18 Mar 10:41 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.1 to 6.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8 km.
Date & time: Mar 18, 2020 10:32:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.851°N / 22.738°W (Greenland Sea, Iceland)
Antipode: 63.851°S / 157.262°E
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Hafnir (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.26.8 km5.9 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland)IMO
4.26 kmIceland RegionEMSC

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Slc ut 84115 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Home modate shaking picture and Nike naks falling to the floor scary   
Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula (18.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula (17.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kopavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
102 Reykjavík / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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