Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 Km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 05:56 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 Km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 05:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 3 km depth

18 Jul 06:03 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.7 to 2.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.1 to 2.5 km.
Date & time: Jul 18, 2020 05:56:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.875°N / 22.452°W (Grindavikurbær, Southern Peninsula, Iceland)
Antipode: 63.875°S / 157.548°E
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) N of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Reykjanesbær (Penisola meridionale) (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (South) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Akranes (West) (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Hveragerdi (South) (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.12.5 km4.1 km N of Grindavík (Iceland)IMO
4.12 kmIceland RegionEMSC

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Grindavik, Southern Peninsula (3.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Keflavik (16.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : As if someone was shaking the bed  
Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula (12.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula (10.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Silica hotel, blue lagoon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stemper Gertrud / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Iring MyWährung sleep, I gelt the room moving,my bed. also.  
Grindavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grindavik 1 Northern Lights Road / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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