Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 1.9 km NNE of Krýsuvík (Iceland) on Friday, 7 August 2020
7 Aug 07:34 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 hours.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.903°N / 22.051°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (11 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1000)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
20 km (13 mi) NE of Grindavík (pop: 2,900)
22 km (13 mi) SW of Garðabær (pop: 11,400)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
27 km (17 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 7 Aug 01:03 UTC||M 2.8 / 5 km||1.9 km NNE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.