Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 4.2 Km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland) on Saturday, 29 August 2020
29 Aug 19:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 minutes.
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.925°N / 22.083°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1000)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800)
20 km (12 mi) S of Álftanes (pop: 2,400)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Garðabær (pop: 11,400)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
25 km (16 mi) SW of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 29 Aug 19:06 UTC||M 3.6 / 5.2 km||4.2 Km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)||IMO|
|Sat, 29 Aug 19:06 UTC||M 3.6 / 5 km||Iceland Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
RVK-hringbraut-5thfloor (25.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Hafnarfjordur (14.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)