Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Iceland: 5.4 Km NW of Geirfugladrangur on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 2:04 am (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Dec 08:38 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 2:04 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 20.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.719°N / 23.349°W (Iceland)
Antipode: 63.719°S / 156.651°E
Nearest volcano: Eldey (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SW of Hafnir (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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|2.2||21 km||Iceland: 5.4 Km NW of Geirfugladrangur||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.