Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - 0.9 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, mercoledí, 24 marzo 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - 0.9 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, mercoledí, 24 marzo 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 5 km depth

24 Mar 21:34 UTC: Primo a segnalare: IMO dopo 8 minuti.
Update Wed, 24 Mar 2021, 21:39
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland
4.2 quake 0.9 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 24 Mar 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +0)
4.2 quake 0.9 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 24 Mar 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +0)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the Icelandic Met Office (IMO), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 5.1 km beneath the epicenter in the evening on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 9:26 pm local time. 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 was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Vogar (pop. 1000) located 11 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Grindavik (pop. 2,900) located 17 km from the epicenter, Hafnarfjordur (pop. 26,800) 19 km away, Alftanes (pop. 2,400) 20 km away, Garðabaer (pop. 11,400) 21 km away, Kopavogur (pop. 31,700) 23 km away, Seltjarnarnes (pop. 4,300) 26 km away, Reykjavik (pop. 118,900) 26 km away, Mosfellsbaer (pop. 8,700) 35 km away, and Mosfellsbær (pop. 8,700) 35 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 24 Mar 2021 21:26:00 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 21:26 (GMT +0)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 5.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 63.94°N / 22.19°W (Islanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Krísuvík (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km ESE da Vogar (pop: 1,030) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km NE da Grindavik (pop: 2,860) --> Vedi sismi vicini
19 km SO da Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
21 km SO da Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
23 km SO da Kópavogur (pop: 31,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km SSO da Reykjavík (pop: 118,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
28 km ESE da Sangerdhi (pop: 1,550) --> Vedi sismi vicini
35 km SO da Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km S da Akranes (pop: 6,610) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km O da Hveragerði (pop: 2,290) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.5°C (31 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SSW
Fonte dati primaria: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.25.1 km0.9 Km W of Keilir, IcelandIMO

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
15.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Reykjavík / not felt
Selfoss / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Reykjavík / not felt
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