Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland

vie, 12 mar 2021, 18:22
4.4 quake 12 Mar 6:02 pm (GMT +0)
4.4 quake 12 Mar 6:02 pm (GMT +0)
The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Iceland near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Friday 12 March 2021 at 6:02 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 41.2 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Seltjarnarnes (pop. 4,300) located 3 km from the epicenter, Alftanes (pop. 2,400) 4 km away, Kopavogur (pop. 31,700) 4 km away, Reykjavik (pop. 118,900) 4 km away, Garðabaer (pop. 11,400) 5 km away, Garðabær (pop. 11,400) 5 km away, Hafnarfjordur (pop. 26,800) 7 km away, Hafnarfjörður (pop. 26,800) 7 km away, Mosfellsbaer (pop. 8,700) 14 km away, and Mosfellsbær (pop. 8,700) 14 km away.

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Earthquake data:
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Fecha & hora: 12 Mar 2021 6:02 pm (GMT +0) local time (12 Mar 2021 18:02 GMT)
Magnitud: 4.4
Prof.: 41.2 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 64.13°N / 21.98°W (Iceland)
Fuente primaria de datos: IMO

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