Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 33.0 km W of Grímsey (Iceland) on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at 05:29 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 13 km depth
24 Jun 05:38 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.545°N / 18.756°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) W of Grímsey (Akureyrarkaupstaður) (pop: 76)
44 km (27 mi) N of Siglufjörður (Fjallabyggð) (pop: 1,190)
53 km (33 mi) N of Dalvík (Fjallabyggð) (pop: 790)
65 km (40 mi) N of Dalvik (Dalvíkurbyggð) (pop: 1,360)
85 km (53 mi) NW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230)
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Sauðárkrókur (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður) (pop: 2,580)
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
311 km (193 mi) NNE of Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.8||13 km||33.0 km W of Grímsey (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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