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Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 1.1 Km E of Básar, Iceland, on Saturday, Jan 9, 2021 at 9:23 am (GMT +0)

Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 1.1 Km E of Básar, Iceland, on Saturday, Jan 9, 2021 at 9:23 am (GMT +0) Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - 1.1 Km E of Básar, Iceland, on Saturday, Jan 9, 2021 at 9:23 am (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 1 km depth

9 Jan 09:33 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 9, 2021 09:23:39 UTC
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jan 9, 2021 at 9:23 am (GMT +0)
Depth1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude63.679°N / 19.459°W (Rangarþing Eystra, South, Iceland)
Antipode63.679°S / 160.541°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Nearest volcanoEyafjallajökull (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities36 km (23 mi) NW of Vik (pop: 276) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) E of Hvolsvollur (pop: 902) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) ESE of Hella (pop: 784) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SE of Fludir (pop: 420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Eyrarbakki (pop: 531) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) E of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
130 km (80 mi) ESE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -14.5°C (6 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
1.91.1 km1.1 Km E of Básar, IcelandIMO

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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