Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 96 km north of Akureyri, Iceland, on Sunday, 21 June 2020 at 19:46 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Jun 20:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jun 2020 19:46:18 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.4955°N / 18.8194°W (Iceland Sea, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) W of Grimsey (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NNE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) NNE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.4||10 km||38 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland||USGS|
|4.4||10 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
|3.4||10.1 km||32.3 km W of Grímsey (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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