Mag. 0.9 earthquake - 0.4 Km W of Herðubreið, Iceland, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 14:27 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
27 Oct 16:57 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.175°N / 16.357°W (Skutustaðahreppur, Northeast, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Herdubreid (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Egilsstaðir (East) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (East) (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Hofn (East) (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 0.9||5.5 km||0.4 Km W of Herðubreið, 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 0.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.