Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - ICELAND REGION on 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - ICELAND REGION on 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Apr 09:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
15 Apr 09:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 10.0 km (from 4.3 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.3 km (5.2 mi) towards W.
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15 Apr 11:12: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km (from 1.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 09:29:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 68.13°N / 18.49°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
178 km (111 mi) N of Grimsey (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) N of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNW of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) N of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) N of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NE of Isafjordur (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) NNE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) NNE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) NNE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 0.6°C (33 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.210 kmIceland RegionGFZ
4.410 km237 Km N of Siglufjörður, IcelandUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Šentrupert (1291.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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