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Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - Iceland: 20.0 Km NNE of Geysir on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:49 am (GMT +0) -

Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - Iceland: 20.0 Km NNE of Geysir on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:49 am (GMT +0) Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - Iceland: 20.0 Km NNE of Geysir on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:49 am (GMT +0)

Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

13 Aug 10:59 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 minutes.
13 Aug 13:49: Magnitude recalculated from 1.0 to 1.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.9 to 6.2 km (from 3.7 to 3.9 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 10:49:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 10:49 am (GMT +0)
Depth6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude64.464°N / 20.075°W (Iceland)
Antipode64.464°S / 159.925°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceIMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Nearest volcanoPrestahnukur (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities36 km (23 mi) NNE of Reykholt (pop: 206) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) NE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (61 mi) E of Akranes (pop: 6,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 5.4°C (42 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.26.2 kmIceland: 20.0 Km NNE of GeysirIMO

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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