Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4.7 km NNE of Grindavík (Iceland) on Tuesday, 24 March 2020 at 02:19 (GMT)
24 Mar 02:29 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.88°N / 22.42°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) N of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
11 km (7 mi) S of Vogar (pop: 1000)
14 km (9 mi) SE of Hafnir (pop: 100)
31 km (20 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
38 km (24 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-03-24 02:19:35 UTC||M 4.3 / 4 km||4.7 km NNE of Grindavík (Iceland)||IMO|
|2020-03-24 02:19:35 UTC||M 4.3 / 4 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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