Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 3.2 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland) on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 01:05 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
21 Jul 01:19 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 minutes.
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.91°N / 22.21°W (Vogar, Southern Peninsula, Iceland)
Antipode: 63.91°S / 157.79°E
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (South) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Akranes (West) (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.3||6.2 km||3.2 km ENE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)||IMO|
|4.3||6 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
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