Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 5.5 Km NNE of Grindavík, Iceland, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 23:40 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
21 Apr 16:30 UTC: First to report: IMO after 17 hours.
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.882°N / 22.387°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Fagradalsfjall (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) SE of Reykjanesbaer (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Reikiavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> 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||6.2 km||5.5 Km NNE of Grindavík, Iceland||IMO|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.