Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 4.0 Km NNE of Krýsuvík, Iceland, on Saturday, 24 April 2021 at 11:38 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
24 Apr 11:50 UTC: First to report: IMO after 12 minutes.
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.918°N / 22.021°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Krísuvík (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Reikiavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||5.1 km||4.0 Km NNE of Krýsuvík, Iceland||IMO|
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