Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 Km NE of Gjögurtá, Iceland, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 05:47 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 4.1 Km NE of Gjögurtá, Iceland, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 05:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 11 km depth

6 Oct 05:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
6 Oct 05:57: Now using data updates from IMO
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6 Oct 10:09: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 05:47:20 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.202°N / 18.208°W (Iceland Sea, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) NE of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NW of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) NE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Grimsey Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 5°C (41 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.111 km4.1 Km NE of Gjögurtá, IcelandIMO
M 4.14 km43 Km WNW of Nordurthing, IcelandEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kolkata (8448.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
32.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Olafsjordur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 4.1 Km NE of Gjögurtá, Iceland, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 05:47 (GMT)
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