Terremoto forte mag. 5.0 - 3.2 km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, domenica, 7 mar 2021 02:01 (GMT +0) -

Terremoto forte mag. 5.0 - 3.2 km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, domenica,  7 mar 2021 02:01 (GMT +0)

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.0 at 7 km depth

7 Mar 02:06 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 5 minuti.
7 Mar 02:10: Profondità ricalcolata da 7.0 a 2.0 km (da 4.3 a 1.2 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 23 km (14 mi) al NE.
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7 Mar 02:18: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.3 a 5.0. Profondità ricalcolata da 1.1 a 6.6 km (da 0.7 a 4.1 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 95 km (59 mi) al NO.
Update Sun, 7 Mar 2021, 02:18
Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland
4.3 quake 12.1 Km WNW of Surtsey, Iceland, 7 Mar 2021 2:01 am (GMT +0)
4.3 quake 12.1 Km WNW of Surtsey, Iceland, 7 Mar 2021 2:01 am (GMT +0)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Sunday 7 March 2021 at 2:01 am local time near Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, as reported by the Icelandic Met Office (IMO).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 1.1 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.4 earthquake.
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 Vestmannaeyjar (pop. 4,200) located 29 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Thorlakshofn (pop. 1,500) located 62 km from the epicenter, Hafnarfjordur (pop. 26,800) 96 km away, Hafnarfjörður (pop. 26,800) 96 km away, Garðabaer (pop. 11,400) 98 km away, Garðabær (pop. 11,400) 98 km away, Kopavogur (pop. 31,700) 100 km away, Mosfellsbaer (pop. 8,700) 100 km away, Mosfellsbær (pop. 8,700) 100 km away, and Reykjavik (pop. 118,900) 101 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 7 Mar 2021 02:01:26 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: domenica, 7 mar 2021 02:01 (GMT +0)
Magnitudine: 5
Prof.: 6.6 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 63.89°N / 22.333°W (Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður, Regione della capitale, Islanda)
Antipode: 63.89°S / 157.667°E
Vulcano più vicino: Reykjanes (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km NE da Grindavik (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 2,860) --> Vedi sismi vicini
16 km SE da Reykjanesbaer (Southern Peninsula) (pop: 2,010) --> Vedi sismi vicini
28 km SO da Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km SO da Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km SO da Kópavogur (pop: 31,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
35 km SO da Reykjavík (pop: 118,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
44 km SO da Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> Vedi sismi vicini
47 km O da Thorlakshofn (South) (pop: 1,490) --> Vedi sismi vicini
50 km SSO da Akranes (West) (pop: 6,610) --> Vedi sismi vicini
57 km OSO da Hveragerði (South) (pop: 2,290) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 3.3°C (38 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Fonte dati primaria: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.Prof.UbicazioneFonte
5.06.6 km3.2 km WSW of FagradalsfjallIMO
5.210 kmICELANDEMSC
5.210 km10 Km ENE of Vogar, IcelandUSGS

User reports for this quake (99)

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Reykjavík 104 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The pre-shake sound and frequency shift was different than the previous quakes: more of a drop vibration than a rumble. Lasted about 7 seconds, woke me up (light sleeper), but not startled. | 3 users found this interesting.  
27.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
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Reykjavik, Hamraborg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke up from the vibrations, im here a week now and this one was the strongest i felt in that time | One user found this interesting.  
Alftanes, Garðabær, Capital Region (28.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Hafnarfjordur, Capital Region (26 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Reikiavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region (36.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gardur, Sveitarfélagið Garður, Southern Peninsula (25.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Reykjavik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Laugardalur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
36.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kópavogur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
108 Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Reykjavik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
16.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Laugardalur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
27.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Njarðvík / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Keflavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
16 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavik 101 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
16 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
49.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
45.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
33.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
10.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
34.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
30.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
48.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
26.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavík (35.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
34.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
48.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
45.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
15.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavík (21.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
34.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
34.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavík -Grafarvogur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
36.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
17.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Laugardalur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
15.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Hafnafjorður (28.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
34.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
28.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
kringlan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Keflavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : Woke me up, everything was shaking  
18 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Reykjavík / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
14 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
14.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
34.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
33.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
36.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Grundafjordur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
17.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
26.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Reykjavik / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Borgarnes (78.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Hella / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
34.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Gardabaer (29.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Keflavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grindavik (7.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Vesturbrun 31 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
14.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
34.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
34.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
16.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjanesbær / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex motion difficult to describe / 20-30 s
13.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
14.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
34 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
28 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
33.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
30.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
31.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
27.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Reykjavik / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
34.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
16 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vogar / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 5-10 s
Seltjarnarnes / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
26.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
34.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
33 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
33 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Reykjavík / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Breidholt / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
17.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
33.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Reykjavik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
36.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
14.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
34.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
36.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
31.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1664 sismi)

  • 03 May 2021 15:49 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    4.6 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 03 May 2021 04:14 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 03 May 2021 03:28 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 03 May 2021 03:04 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 30 Apr 2021 01:43 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    4.4 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 29 Apr 2021 23:01 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    5.2 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 17:29 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    4.1 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 17:29 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4.8 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 17:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 04:15 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Apr 2021 04:57 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    6.1 km (3.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Apr 2021 04:52 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5.9 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 25 Apr 2021 21:26 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    6.1 km (3.8 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 25 Apr 2021 14:34 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Apr 2021 18:59 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    3.3 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Apr 2021 12:34 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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