Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 11.2 Km NW of Gjögurtá (Iceland) on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 03:42 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 11.2 Km NW of Gjögurtá (Iceland) on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 03:42 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 13 km depth

8 Aug 03:54 UTC: First to report: IMO after 11 minutes.
Aug 8 03:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.4 to 12.6 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.6 to 12.7 km.
Date & time: 8 Aug 2020 03:42:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 12.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.25°N / 18.43°W (Iceland Sea, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) N of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Grenvik (pop: 278) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NNE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NNE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.613 km11.2 km NW of Gjögurtá (Iceland)IMO
4.613 kmIceland RegionEMSC
4.010 kmIceland RegionGFZ

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Akureyri (65.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Akureyi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Siglufjord / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Akureyri / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were sleeping and felp shaking. We also heard objects moving and making noise. So it awakes us.  
Akureyri / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Like being inside a drum  
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