Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 3.3 km E of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland) on Friday, 31 July 2020
31 Jul 17:22 UTC: First to report: IMO after 18 minutes.
Depth: 6.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.905°N / 22.206°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1000)
14 km (8 mi) NE of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
20 km (13 mi) SE of Reykjanesbær (pop: 2,000)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
27 km (17 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
30 km (18 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 31 Jul 17:03 UTC||M 3.0 / 6.6 km||3.3 km E of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)||IMO|
|Fri, 31 Jul 17:03 UTC||M 3.0 / 7 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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