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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Saturday, 18 July 2020

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 4.1 km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Saturday, 18 July 2020
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: Saturday, 18 July 2020 05:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.875°N / 22.452°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) N of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
12 km (8 mi) SW of Vogar (pop: 1000)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Hafnir (pop: 100)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
37 km (23 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 18 Jul 05:56 UTCM 4.1 / 2.5 km4.1 km N of Grindavík (Iceland)IMO
Sat, 18 Jul 05:56 UTCM 4.1 / 2 kmIceland RegionEMSC

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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
12.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Saturday, 18 July 2020

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