Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 16.5 Km SSW of Kópasker, Iceland, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 18:13 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 9 km depth
16 Apr 18:22 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 8.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.16°N / 16.56°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Kopasker (pop: 122) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SW of Raufarhofn (pop: 169) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ENE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NE of Reikiavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||8.8 km||16.5 Km SSW of Kópasker, Iceland||IMO|
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