Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 2.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 8:07 am (GMT +0) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake 3.0 Km S of Hella, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:05 am (GMT +0), which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 2.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 8:07 am (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Feb 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 minutes.
27 Feb 08:17: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.9 to 2.8 km (from 3 to 1.7 mi).
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27 Feb 08:37: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.7 to 4.8 km (from 3.5 to 3 mi).
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 08:07:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 8:07 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.922°N / 22.24°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Intensity Drizzle Rain 8°C (46 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 13 m/s (26 kts) from S
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.24.8 km2.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, IcelandIMO
5.210 kmIceland RegionGFZ
5.210 kmICELANDEMSC
5.210 km8 Km SW of Álftanes, IcelandUSGS
5.210 kmIceland RegionGeoAu

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16.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s : Strong and long one, woke me up. Many aftershocks | 6 users found this interesting.  
30.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to the rattling of all cupboard doors in our bed room. Good morning! | 5 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
28.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The eartquake woke me up. My bed on the 3rd floor started to shake and it was shaking for about 5 seconds. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Reykjavík 105 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and woke up due to the “build-up” noise outside, then came the vibration. Several more “waves” a few minutes later, lighter and shorter. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Grindavik (13 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light na, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
28.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and was woken up by the earthquake! | 2 users found this interesting.  
18.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Nothing nice | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
108 Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was in the bed. My bed was shaked for maybe 5 sek. Maybe 1min later it was the same, but it was shorter maybe 3sek. | 2 users found this interesting.  
27 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Bed rambling. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Hverfisgata 75, Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : It walk me up because a door was shaking in my home | 2 users found this interesting.  
Hafnarfjordur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Wake me up | 2 users found this interesting.  
Kopavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken up | 2 users found this interesting.  
Hvasseleiti / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Rumble. Shaking. | 2 users found this interesting.  
28.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and was woken up by the earthquake! | One user found this interesting.  
Hafnarborg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s : I felt it I woke up my bed shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Ásbrú, Reykjanesbær / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Woke me up | One user found this interesting.  
reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : felt it. | One user found this interesting.  
Kópavogur (26.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
17 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
32 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Hátún 4 (29.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
29.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
28.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It woke me up, and I've a rather heavy sleeper.  
29 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
90.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
28.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
21 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
28.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
10.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
29.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
31.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
28.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
16.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
37.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Kópavogur (27.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
28.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Grafarvogur, laufengi 58 (33.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavik (29.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
32.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
18.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
29.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
16.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
17.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
13.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
44.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
29 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavik 109 (28.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
13.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
28.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
29.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík 105 (30.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
29.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Reykjavik (28.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
17.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
26.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Keflavik (17.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
17.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
30.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
28.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykavik (28.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kópavogur (26.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
33.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
28.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
28.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
45.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
28.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavík (28.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
15.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
30.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Grindavik (13.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Njarðvík (13.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
59.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
18 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Njarðvik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was asleep, the bed rattled in swing motion, felt like on a ship.  
Vogar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Njarðvik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was asleep, the bed rattled in swing motion, felt like on a ship.  
Akranes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It wake me up  
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Njarðvík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Vogar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Hafnarfjordur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Selfoss / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kopavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Akranes / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
101 Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Njardvik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
KeflVik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Reykjanesbær / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Mossfellsbær / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík 101 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Pykkvabaer / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Hátún 4 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Home, Reykjanesbæ, Tjarnabraut / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Innri Njarðívik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavik 105 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Arbær / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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