Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 4.2 Km ENE of Grindavík, Iceland, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 07:09 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 4 km depth
6 Jan 09:29 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 19 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 07:09:55 UTC -
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.859°N / 22.371°W (Grindavikurbær, Southern Peninsula, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) S of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (South) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Akranes (West) (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.2||3.9 km||4.2 Km ENE of Grindavík, Iceland||IMO|
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