Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 2.8 km NNE of Grindavík (Iceland) on Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 06:16 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
5 Jul 08:54 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 38 minutes.
Depth: 4.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.86°N / 22.415°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860)
14 km (8 mi) S of Vogar (pop: 1,030)
15 km (10 mi) ESE of Hafnir (pop: 76)
24 km (15 mi) SE of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
33 km (21 mi) SW of Alftanes (pop: 2,390)
37 km (23 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900)
49 km (30 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.5||4.6 km||2.8 km NNE of Grindavík (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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