Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 19.8 Km ESE of Grímsey, Iceland, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 5:37 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
23 Feb 08:17 UTC: First to report: IMO after 15 hours.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 17:37:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 5:37 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.463°N / 17.607°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Grimsey (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NNE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NE 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||5.9 km||19.8 Km ESE 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.