Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 5.4 km WSW of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland) on Wednesday, 22 July 2020
22 Jul 06:34 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 minutes.
Depth: 4.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.89°N / 22.38°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
10 km (6 mi) S of Vogar (pop: 1000)
15 km (9 mi) SE of Reykjanesbær (pop: 2,000)
29 km (18 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 22 Jul 06:21 UTC||M 4.3 / 4.1 km||5.4 km WSW of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)||IMO|
|Wed, 22 Jul 06:21 UTC||M 4.3 / 4 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.