Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - 3.9 Km WNW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, martedì, 20 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - 3.9 Km WNW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, martedì, 20 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 3 km depth

20 Oct 13:48 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 5 minuti.
20 Oct 13:49: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 5.4. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 11.2 km (7 mi) al SO.
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20 Oct 16:57: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: IMO
Update Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 17:03
Ongoing earthquake swarm, over 100 aftershocks
The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) posted an update on the mag 5.6 quake which occurred at 13:43 in Núplahlíðarháls, about 5 km vest of Seltún, mentioning that seismic activity remains high in the area. By now over 100 aftershocks have been recorded.
Update Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 14:10
Quake felt widely in SW Iceland
Locations of users reporting the earthquake
Locations of users reporting the earthquake
A large part of Iceland's population could have felt the earthquake. During the first 15 minutes, we received more than 100 user reports of people who felt it. Mild shaking was perceived in the capital Reykjavik. There are no reports of damages.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 20 Oct 2020 01:43:15 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: martedì, 20 ott 2020 13:43 (GMT +0)
Magnitudine: 5.6
Profondità: 3.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 63.895°N / 22.144°W (Islanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Krísuvík (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km SE da Vogar (pop: 1,030)
16 km ENE da Grindavik (pop: 2,860)
24 km SSW da Hafnarfjörður (pop: 2,390)
27 km SSW da Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
29 km SSW da Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
32 km ESE da Sandgerði (pop: 1,550)
37 km SW da Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
48 km S da Akranes (pop: 6,610)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 4°C (39 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: IMO
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.63.3 km3.9 Km WNW of Krýsuvík, IcelandIMO
M 5.55 km5.1 IcelandEMSC
M 5.710 km29 Km SSW of Reykjavik, IcelandGeoAu
M 5.610 km11 Km SW of Álftanes, IcelandUSGS
M 5.610 km24 Km SSW of Reykjavik, IcelandGFZ

User reports for this quake (420)

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29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was woken up by a somewhat strong shaking indoors, especially my bed, and it lasted for about 4 seconds. The house seemed to tilt slightly to the side which prompted a few loose items to drop from my shelf on the left side of the room. | 5 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik (29.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I lived on Tokyo, Japan for many years so this was nothing compare to the earthquakes that happen there. | 4 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik, Iceland (29.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : When quake hit, it shook the residential building where I live in and I felt it moving horizontally. When the quake finished, I felt few aftershocks. | 3 users found this interesting.
12.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was in a valley between the mountains, right before geting to Kleifarvatn from Reykjavík, and I heard a very loud, deep noise coming from the ground that lasted for few seconds. Then the ground shaked pretty intense and, once it was finished, some big rocks came rolling down the top of the mountain to the valley. | 2 users found this interesting.
13 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was in valley between the mountains, and I heard a very loud, deep noise coming from the ground that lasted for few seconds. Then the ground shaked pretty intense and, once it was finished, some big rocks came rolling down the top of the mountain to the valley. | 2 users found this interesting.
Reykjavík 101 (28.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : In room in 3rd floor of building and there was very loud rattling of the windows and door - one flatmate fell out of chair | 2 users found this interesting.
16.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Living 17 km from the epicenter and the shook was silent and the whole house were shaking, but no damages. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
30.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating : I felt the earth shake and there was noise coming from a nearby construction site. Possibly from the The scaffolding | One user found this interesting.
29 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lots of shaking, much stronger than what I'm used to. Was tempted to run ouside but decided to wait to see if it would get worse. | One user found this interesting.
Seltjarnarnes (29.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting at school near my table and suddenly everything started shaking ALOT like tables, me, curtains and other things. After that I felt a few small ones. I was shocked for the rest of that day.
170 seltjarnarnes (29.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I was taking a siesta and by a semi deep sleep something started shaking the bed intensely, I was very confused coming from sleep not realizing what was going on until I looked to the mirror on the wall as it was shaking as well I knew...
Akranes (47.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The walls shook and my 2 fish tanks shook too (they're about 50 to 60 liters), it wasn't that bad but it woke the people in the house and everyone felt it
30 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : It was loud, there was a lot of movement, and it lasted a long time. I’m on the 4th floor of a 9 store building.
1584.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : slight rumbling thought it was a big gush of wind at first against my house | 4 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Kjalarnes (40.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Dogs woke. Hanging lights started swinging. Fish tank water surface disturbed. | 4 users found this interesting.
reykjavik (29.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : in coffee shop. All tables and chairs rattled, rumbling noise. light fittings swining | 4 users found this interesting.
29.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt like being on a boat eith high waves. | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
29.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : Like I was on a boat for a second or two. Rocking a bit. | 2 users found this interesting.
Lakeport, CA USA / not felt / very short : We were laying around and all of a sudden we seen flashes. We looked to see if inside or out and could tell the Odor was from inside. It made the animals vomit! We are glad we did not get any hailstorm! | One user found this interesting.
Borgartún 6 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard and felt the 1st bang.. followed By a louder Explosive noise almost like a dynamite Went off -it hit like a wave crashing through the walls and the floor. Similar to being on Herjólfur the ferry when the sea is ruff! | One user found this interesting.
Krusyuvik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : We were on the mountain at the epicentre. There were big rocks on mountain sides we feared would roll so we ran down as fast as we could | One user found this interesting.
Álftanes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : I was at home in bed and everything started shaking,I could feel the floor shaking my bed really hard and the walls were also shaking and multiple objects fell off my desk. I rent in a basement so I was under ground level. | One user found this interesting.
Reykjavík / not felt / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : I felt it. I was on a scaffolding doing some construction work on apartment and it moved the scaffolding and few thing in apartment but no damages so far. | One user found this interesting.
Miðborg in Reykjavík, Suðurgata near airport. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Having lived in Japan and being used to earthquakeS, . I’m more interested in trying to guess magnitude. I don’t get frightened until the ground starts going up and down AND rolling. Then it’s time to get scared! | One user found this interesting.
Akureyri / not felt : Everybody is shaking and breaking, but I got nothing to shake and break in akureyri, damn you earthquake | One user found this interesting.
Reykjavik, Tún (30.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s : I was sleeping and woke up- didn't understand what is happening! | One user found this interesting.
Holmavik (201.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Taking a nap in my car near Holmavik. Disturbed my a horizontal shaking during 4/5 seconds. | One user found this interesting.
Sun voyager (29.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : I was at the sea,the rocks and the sculpture started to move,and couldn’t stand straight. | One user found this interesting.
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Inital jolt and then noticable shaking for 10-15 seconds. Feeling of ongoing shaking, along with lower amplitude swaying that got stronger and then died down.
Miðborg in Reykjavík, Suðurgata near airport. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Having lived in Japan and being used to earthquakeS, . I’m more interested in trying to guess magnitude. I don’t get frightened until the ground starts going up and down AND rolling. Then it’s time to get scared!
Keflavik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was on bed when i felt my bed shaking immediately all the boys cones out of their rooms saying they felt the shaking .was a little scary though
Isafjordur, Iceland / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The interior walls of the house appeared to visibly move. I could feel the ground ‘vibrating’ under my feet on the floor. Hanging items were swinging. I was on the ground floor. It felt similar to being on a moving boat on the water the way the house gently ‘swayed’.
Reykjavik 108 Roidagerdi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was home siting on the chair att the table on my laptop,and the chair start moving with me and the table and the stuff in the home, there was no damage , but i felt it , and a litlle after like a replik i go outside and my neibar was outside also
Reykjavik University Hospital on 3rd floor / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was on 3rd floor of the University Hospital. Everyone agreed that this was the strongest earthquake they have ever fealt.
Akranes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : In my experience my bed was shaking hard as mauch as I was moving a lot on it.The TV was shaking a lot an doors of kitchen covers were opened by the shake.
Norway / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Me and my partner were in bed and I felt the vibrating, wow did I ever! I was drinking and I was shaken but not stirred. I am glad I was not standing.
Lakeport, CA / not felt : Wow, I did not feel this earthquake. I seen that it happened and I am hopeful that there was no damage to any ice.
31.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
29.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
29.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
27.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Saudarkrokur (235.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
22.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Engihjalli 1 (27.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
23.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt the desk I was sitting at moving/shaking. Lights all shaking as well
31.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : I was not afraid but slightly worried in my sixth floor apartment.
28.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
21.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
40.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
28.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
23.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : i feel 6 second
Olasvik (136.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavik 10q (29.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
29.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
29.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Fosshotel Baron Reykjavik (29.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
21.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
22.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavik (29.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
22.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
47.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Ásbrú Íbúđ 1111 (20.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging (reported through our app)
23.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Reykjanesbær (21.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
230 Keflavik (28.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
27.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
22.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
30 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
22.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
28 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
rek (28.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
38.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
29.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Tryggvagata 13, Reykjavík (30 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavik (30.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Seltjarnarnes (29 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
38.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
26.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Seltjarnarnes (29.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
31.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
28.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kopavogur (27.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Haedargardur 14, Reykjavik, 108 (28.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík (30.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Armuli 5, Reykjavik (29.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
27.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
29.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik Downtown 101 (29.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavík (30.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
107 (29.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Reykjavik (30.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s
38.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
22.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
28.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
22.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
30.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Korngarðar 3 (31.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
29.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
28.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Seltjarnarnes (28.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
29.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ásbru (24.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating
29.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kópavogur (26.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
107 Reykjavik (29.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik (28.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Seltjarnarnes (29.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
26.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
28.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
28.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Engihjalli 1 (27.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
30.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
14.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
28.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík (29.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
28.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump
26.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Asbru (21.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Hverfisgata 40 Reykjavík (17.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
28.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
28.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
30.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Vesturbaer, reykjavik 107 (29.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Solvallagata 84, 101 (29.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
28.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
23.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
29.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mosfellsbær (38.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Brekkustígur, Reykjavik (29.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
38.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Asbru (23 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Reykjavík (29.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
27.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
27.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
27.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
30 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
22.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Reykjavík (29.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavik (28.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Seltjarnarnes (29.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
29.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
22.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
reyjkjavik (28.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
26.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Keflavik (23.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
101 reykjavik, next to Tjörnin / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : loud rumbling noise like a far off diesel engine, followed by about 4-5 seconds of shaking and rumbling | 12 users found this interesting.
Hátún 4 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : All things from my fridge fall down and also a lot of another things like bottles with alcohol kitchen stuff.. Maybe it is because I live on 8th floor, but this was that strong that I almost sh*t myself | 11 users found this interesting.
Hafnarfjordur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : BOOM! sounded then roof began to shake, whole house, short pause then second wave of shocks...just felt another short one. | 7 users found this interesting.
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : House shaking, quite a lot of noise, even the bell in the church was ringing from the shaking. My neighbours came outside after. | 4 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik 105 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 20-30 s : I live in 105 Reykjavik and it was very strong earthquake, never felt nothing like that before. It was very scary all furniture in my apartment was shaking | 4 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Pretty big. Not as big as the famed one from june 17 of 2000. Quite a lot of people vary, some went outside - was over before that though. | 3 users found this interesting.
Engihjalli 3, Kópavogur 200 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : That was my first ever earthquake. Amazing sensation of how nothing last forever and nothing is as stable and sure as we think. | 2 users found this interesting.
Alfholsskoli / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : So I was with my friedns chilling in school doing my basic work and then I just feel a little earthquake, so that's just it. | 2 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Muy mal estava biendo las noticias y derrepente empeze a moverme con vibracion se movia la television el bentilador todo madremia , todavia estoi asustada que eslo que pasa!!? | 2 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : first wave sounded like a truck hitting a building and second wave had considerable amount of shaking for some seconds | 2 users found this interesting.
Ísafjörður / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Standing on the ground floor of a wooden building with three floors that rests on wooden supports atop a concrete basement. Initial slight shudder, yet distinctly perceptible. Likewise, the building lightly swayed to and fro, again with a perceptibly deeper intensity similar to when the effects of earthquakes emanate to this area of Iceland. | One user found this interesting.
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
22.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
nashville, tennessee, usa (5415.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : just now heard about this. didnt feel anything.
Laugavegur 15, 101 Reykjavík (28.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Felt the building shake on the 4th floor.
28.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Felt the building shake on the 4th floor.
Aflagranda 26, Reykjavík (30.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
181.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Reykjavík , brautaras (30 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Mosfellsbaer (37.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Longer duration than normally in this area.
23.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
40.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
28.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kristnibraut (32 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Re (29.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
University of Iceland (28.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
29.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
19.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
32.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Mosfellsbaer (37.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Longer duration than normally in this area.
Thomasville (5555.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / very short : Didn't feel it here
gravavogur (32.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
40.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
19.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
21.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Reykjavik (30.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
31.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Hraunbær 80 (29.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
28.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
27 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
24 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s
31 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Kópavogur (27 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavik, Eggertsgata (24 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : I felt the building inside shaking like a car passing through a rough road
29 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Inverness (1202 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Mosfellsbær (39 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
30.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík (30 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
30.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavík (29.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
30 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
30.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hraunbær 80 (29.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
33.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
37.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavík (29.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
56 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
18.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Biggest one in my life
108 Reykjavík (29.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
29.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
32.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
36 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Keflavik airport(Hertz return station) / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was so scared, thought that this is the end! | 4 users found this interesting.
Hafnarfjordur / Light shaking (MMI IV) : More aftershocks from the 13:43 quake. One "big" one and 2 smaller jolts felt. | 3 users found this interesting.
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Feel like explosion near | 3 users found this interesting.
Reykjavík / not felt : I was outside walking and didn't notice a thing. | 2 users found this interesting.
Kópavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was for few seconds, but things were shaking in the house. | 2 users found this interesting.
Skrautholar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking trees and buildings Located in Skrautholar | 2 users found this interesting.
Keflavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Wow | One user found this interesting.
Skálatún, Mosfellsbær / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Rumbling noise | One user found this interesting.
Reykjavík Breiðholt / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : 1st time | One user found this interesting.
Reykjavik 101 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Reykjavik Laugavegur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Hafnarfjordur / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : scared fell but im ok
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Hafnarfjordur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Sandgerði / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
Reykjavik 101 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gardabaer / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Rekjavik / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
akranes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Borgarnes / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Breidholm / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Kópavogur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : If the earthquake had been longer the things in my room would have fallen over
Kopavogur 200 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vestmannaeyjar, off south cost / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Hafnafjorður / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Rekjavik in skeifan / not felt : That was the first time I felt an earthquake so I was very scared but thanks God
Garðabær / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Hafnarfjordur,Hringbraut 33,first floor / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Borgartun 25 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Kopavogur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 5-10 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Reykjavik Iceland / not felt
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Keflavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : í lost my appetite for the burger I was cooking, kind of spooky
IKEA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s : Hanging lights shook. Walls and roof appeared to move.
Keflavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kauptúnið, Garðabæ / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Minske, Russia / not felt : I feel nothing of quake.
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gardabær / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Mosfellsbær / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Selfoss / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : clearly identifiable as an earthquake, distance to the center about 100 km
Sóleyjarimi 83 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was in my room on the 2nd flooe, the roof is leaning and everything was shaking in the room.
Alvotech / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykjavík / not felt : Was taking a stroll during lunch, when I came back to work everybody was wide eyed.
Þorufell 8 111 Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Iceland, reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Kringlan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ísafjörður / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Rekjavik, Iceland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Garðabær / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kópavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Akureyri / not felt
Reykjavík Iceland / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Grindavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Njarðvik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Vogar / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Stronger during the 2 years.
Reykjavik 101 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik (Falkagata) / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was lying in bed in Reykjavik (Vesturbær) and woke up to the whole house rattling and shaking.
Hafnarfjörđur, Iceland / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjanesbær / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Kopavogur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Reykavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Ránargata 8a, 101 Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Laugavegur, Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
Birkimelur 10A, 107 Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Some items fell down from the counters.
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Breidholt / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Recycled house / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Kopavogur, Trönuhjalli 19 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Reykjavik 101 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Keflavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 5-10 s
Reykjavik 105 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Hafnarfjordur / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Akranes / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
grafarvogur, reykjavik / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Asbru / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Keflavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kópavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hafnarfödur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kópavogur, Iceland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reykjavik 101 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Rauðagerði 65, 108, Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Laugardalslaug, Reykjavík 105 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Grindavik / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Njardvik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Hella / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
300 Akranes / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hafnafjordur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
HAFNARFIORDUR / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Reykjavik 111 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavík, Hlíðarenda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling
Hafnarfjordur / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavij / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Reyjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Hlemmur, Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kopavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik, Vogar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
University of Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
garðabær, asparás 12 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
graenasbraut 1221, keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 2-5 s
fossaleynir 21 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kjalarnes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vesturbaer / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Keflavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Ártunskóli / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavik 101 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Mosfellsbær / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Miklabraut 64 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Garðabær / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
hafnarfjordur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Reykjavík / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
104 Reykjavík, Dugguvogur 10 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Borgartún / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Hafnarfjordur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
vesturgata 56 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Hagamelur 43, 107 reykjavík / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 10-15 s
Sandgerði / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
Sandavað Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
hafnafjordur Iceland / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fossvogur Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Asbru / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Grafarvogi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
101 reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Garðabær / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grensásvegur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kópavogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Keflavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavik 112 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavík 105 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Garður / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reykjavík 101 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Reykjavík, 101 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Stórhöfði 17, Reykjavik / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short
(Iceland, 18 km N of epicenter) : Buildings here are built to withstand earthquakes, as they happen frequently in Iceland. This one was unusually strong though. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
Seltjarnarnes (Iceland, 23 km N of epicenter) : I was in the school my chaira justo jumped (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 23 km NE of epicenter) : In Reykjavík center on second floor , fellt it good and for about 40 seconds i thought it was the big one but then it subsidies and tremors eased (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 23 km NE of epicenter) : Powerfully but in about 10 seconds the house shook visibly (reported through EMSC)
Hafnarfjörður (Iceland, 16 km NE of epicenter) : hafnarfjordur was ...dancing (reported through EMSC)
Selfoss (Iceland, 51 km E of epicenter) : in Selfoss, quite shaky. rattling (reported through EMSC)
Selfoss (Iceland, 51 km E of epicenter) : we felt it on the couch, moving, swinging and tv on the stand moved. (reported through EMSC)
Akranes (Iceland, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Large earthquake in IcelandFelt in Akranes ás á 20 sek build and rumbling (reported through EMSC)
Seltjarnarnes (Iceland, 18 km N of epicenter) : It had two peaks, the second one was more intense and last for 3 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavik (Iceland, 18 km N of epicenter) : Biggest one in REykjavík in years (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : First a big single hit, then a wave for 2-3 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : I am in Reykjavík. (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : We felt it in downtown Reykjavik, also you could hear the ground rumbling, but all ok. (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : Lasted 2-3 seconds. The whole house shook briefly. (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : Mega jolt (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : 101 Reykjavik - we could feel the earth grumble and the building shook a little bit, items on the shelf rattled. All ok though! Nothing serious. (reported through EMSC)
Reykjavík (Iceland, 17 km N of epicenter) : Reykjavik (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake 3.9 Km WNW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 20 Oct 1.43 pm (GMT +0)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (185 quakes):
  • 29 Nov 2020 22:07 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 25 Nov 2020 22:56 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    3.4 km (2.1 mi) depth
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    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2020 04:39 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    7.6 km (4.7 mi) depth
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    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Nov 2020 00:25 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    4.3 km (2.7 mi) depth
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    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 11 Nov 2020 05:52 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
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    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 09 Nov 2020 14:46 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
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    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2020 11:10 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6.9 km (4.3 mi) depth
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    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2020 23:53 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    3.1 km (1.9 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2020 23:53 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 29 Oct 2020 17:20 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    4.3 km (2.7 mi) depth
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    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Oct 2020 05:11 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    0.1 km (0.1 mi) depth
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    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Oct 2020 00:03 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    4.1 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 26 Oct 2020 06:45 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 25 Oct 2020 01:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 19:36 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    3.5 km (2.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 14:21 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    4.5 km (2.8 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 3.9 Km WNW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, on Tuesday, 20 Oct 1.43 pm (GMT +0)

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