Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 2.4 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, on Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 2:40 am (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Mar 03:49 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Mar 2021 02:40:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 2:40 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.889°N / 22.312°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Reykjanes (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SE of Sandgerði (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||5.1 km||2.4 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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