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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Iceland: 10.0 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 11:24 am (GMT +0) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Iceland: 10.0 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 11:24 am (GMT +0) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Iceland: 10.0 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 11:24 am (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 6 km depth

18 Mar 12:31 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 18, 2023 11:24:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 11:24 am (GMT +0)
Depth5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude63.897°N / 21.706°W (Sveitarfélagið Ölfus, Iceland)
Antipode63.897°S / 158.294°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Nearest volcanoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) WNW of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) S of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) E of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.55.7 kmIceland: 10.0 Km SSW of BláfjallaskáliIMO

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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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