Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 31.4 Km NNW of Sandgerði, Iceland, on Wednesday, 3 March 2021 at 14:31 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
3 Mar 17:29 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 58 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 14:31:11 UTC -
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.3°N / 22.94°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Gardur (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NW of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WNW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WNW of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||1.1 km||31.4 Km NNW of Sandgerði, Iceland||IMO|
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