Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4.0 Km ENE of Keilir, Iceland, on 26 Oct 2:57 pm (GMT +0) -

Mag. 1.6 earthquake  - 4.0 Km ENE of Keilir, Iceland, on 26 Oct 2:57 pm (GMT +0)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 5 km depth

26 Oct 15:09 UTC: First to report: IMO after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 14:57:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Oct 2:57 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 1.6
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.959°N / 22.1°W (Sveitarfélagið Vogar, Southern Peninsula, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) E of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 6°C (43 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 1.65.1 km4.0 Km ENE of Keilir, IcelandIMO

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At magnitude 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4.0 Km ENE of Keilir, Iceland, on 26 Oct 2:57 pm (GMT +0)
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