Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - ICELAND REGION on 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - ICELAND REGION on 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.4 at 10 km depth

15 Apr 09:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 5 minutes.
15 Apr 09:57: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 4.3. Profondeur recalculée de 7.0 à 10.0 km (de 4.3 à 6.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 8.3 km (5.2 mi) au O.
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15 Apr 11:12: Profondeur recalculée de 2.0 à 10.0 km (de 1.2 à 6.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 4.7 km (2.9 mi) au WNW.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 09:29:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Apr 9:29 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 68.13°N / 18.49°W (Islande)
Volcan le plus près: Kolbeinsey Ridge (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
178 km N de Grimsey (pop: 76) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
221 km N de Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
238 km NNO de Húsavík (pop: 2,230) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km N de Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
270 km N de Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km N de Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
304 km NE de Ísafjörður (pop: 2,620) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
470 km NNE de Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
473 km NNE de Kópavogur (pop: 31,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
478 km NNE de Garðabær (pop: 26,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 0.6°C (33 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.210 kmIceland RegionGFZ
4.410 km237 Km N of Siglufjörður, IcelandUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Šentrupert (1291.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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