Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 9.9 Km NE of Flatey, Iceland, on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 08:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 11 km depth
23 Feb 13:17 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 08:38:19 UTC -
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.222°N / 17.67°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) NW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NE of Grenvik (pop: 278) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Olafsfjordur (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNW of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 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||11 km||9.9 Km NE of Flatey, 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.