Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:43 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.
Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:43 am (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 6 km depth

27 Feb 10:53 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 minutes.
27 Feb 17:25: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.2 to 5.7 km (from 2.6 to 3.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 10:43:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:43 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.915°N / 22.225°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
14 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!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 8°C (46 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 16 m/s (32 kts) from S
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.35.7 km2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, IcelandIMO
3.04 kmICELAND REGIONEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
15.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
30.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
29.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
28 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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