Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 104 km north of Akureyri, Iceland, on Sunday, 21 June 2020 at 19:57 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Jun 20:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jun 2020 19:57:09 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.5684°N / 18.8253°W (Iceland Sea, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) W of Grimsey (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) NNE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) NNE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||10 km||46 km N of Siglufjörður, Iceland||USGS|
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