Mag. 1.4 earthquake - 2.1 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 11:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 4 km depth
27 Oct 16:57 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.9°N / 22.033°W (Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður, Capital Region, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Vogar (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Grindavik (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Alftanes (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.4||4 km||2.1 Km NE 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.