Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 10.4 Km ESE of Grindavík, Iceland, on Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 3:14 am (GMT +0) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.0 quake 3.2 km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland, 7 Mar 2021 2:01 am (GMT +0), which had occurred 3 jours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 10.4 Km ESE of Grindavík, Iceland, on Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 3:14 am (GMT +0)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.1 at 6 km depth

10 Mar 03:19 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 4 minutes.
10 Mar 03:21: Magnitude recalculée de 4.1 à 5.0. Profondeur recalculée de 6.0 à 5.0 km (de 3.7 à 3.1 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.1 km (2 mi) au ESE.
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10 Mar 03:38: Magnitude recalculée de 4.6 à 5.1. Profondeur recalculée de 6.5 à 5.8 km (de 4 à 3.6 mi).
Date & time: 10 Mar 2021 03:14:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 10 mars 2021 03:14 (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.883°N / 22.296°W (Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður, Région de la capitale, Islande)
Volcan le plus près: Fagradalsfjall (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km NE de Grindavík (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 2,860) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
18 km SE de Reykjanesbaer (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 2,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
27 km SO de Garðabær (pop: 26,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
29 km SO de Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
32 km SO de Kópavogur (pop: 31,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km SO de Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km SO de Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km O de Thorlakshofn (South) (pop: 1,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km SSO de Akranes (West) (pop: 6,610) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
56 km OSO de Hveragerði (South) (pop: 2,290) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 1°C (34 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
5.15.8 km10.4 Km ESE of Grindavík, IcelandIMO
5.110 km10 Km ENE of Vogar, IcelandUSGS
5.16 kmICELANDEMSC
5.210 kmIcelandGeoAu

User reports for this quake (54)

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34.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : You could hear it before it came and it lasted quite a while. It was also quite violent in the shaking and that stuff. | 6 users found this interesting.  
33.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Short but veey ztrong | 6 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
34.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Got woken up by it and it seemed very strong | 4 users found this interesting.  
23.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : This one woke me up from sleep | 4 users found this interesting.  
Kópavogur / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Mild vibration | One user found this interesting.  
63.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
33.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
34.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik 101 (33.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
17.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) (reported through our app)
49.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
33.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Reykjavik laugavegur (34.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
16.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
18.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
18.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Ásbrú Íbúđ 1111 (14.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
27.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
35.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
25.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
72.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
17.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
33.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
18.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
17.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
16.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
33.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
17.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging (reported through our app)
30.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
31.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
45.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
17.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
16.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
7.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
16.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
33.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
16.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Reykjavik (32.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
33 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
33.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
32.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
33.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
34.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
34.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
35.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Njardvik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Njardvik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Selfoss / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Njardvik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Selfoss / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Keflavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Hlemmur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Keflavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
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