Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 1.5 km NNE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland) on Sunday, 19 July 2020
19 Jul 23:54 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 minutes.
Depth: 4.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.915°N / 22.264°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1000)
12 km (8 mi) NE of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
17 km (11 mi) SE of Reykjanesbær (pop: 2,000)
23 km (14 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
28 km (17 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
30 km (19 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 19 Jul 23:46 UTC||M 3.1 / 4.3 km||1.5 km NNE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)||IMO|
|Sun, 19 Jul 23:46 UTC||M 3.1 / 4 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Keflavik / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)