Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 1.8 Km WSW of Herðubreið, Iceland, on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 05:05 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 3 km depth
25 Nov 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Date & time: 25 Nov 2020 05:05:47 UTC -
Depth: 3.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.17°N / 16.386°W (Skutustaðahreppur, Northeast, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Herdubreid (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Egilsstaðir (East) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 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!
268 km (167 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||3.3 km||1.8 Km WSW 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.