Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 2.0 km N of Grindavík (Iceland) on Tuesday, 21 July 2020
21 Jul 11:54 UTC: First to report: IMO after 57 minutes.
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.856°N / 22.447°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
14 km (9 mi) SW of Vogar (pop: 1000)
14 km (9 mi) SE of Hafnir (pop: 100)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
39 km (24 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
41 km (26 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
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 21 Jul 10:56 UTC||M 3.1 / 5.1 km||2.0 km N of Grindavík (Iceland)||IMO|
|Tue, 21 Jul 10:56 UTC||M 3.1 / 5 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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