Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 1.1 Km NW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, on Thursday, 29 October 2020 at 17:20 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 4 km depth
30 Oct 08:57 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 hours.
Depth: 4.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.894°N / 22.082°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Vogar (pop: 1,030)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Grindavik (Grindavíkurbær) (pop: 2,860)
23 km (14 mi) S of Alftanes (Garðabær, Capital Region) (pop: 2,390)
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær, Capital Region) (pop: 31,700)
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region) (pop: 118,900)
34 km (21 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus, South) (pop: 1,490)
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 2.2||4.3 km||1.1 Km NW of Krýsuvík, Iceland||IMO|
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