Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 10.3 Km ENE of Grímsey, Iceland, on Saturday, 6 February 2021 at 06:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
6 Feb 10:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 06:38:13 UTC -
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.584°N / 17.804°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Grimsey (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) N of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NNE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||1.1 km||10.3 Km ENE of Grímsey, 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 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.