International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256001
Event time 2020-09-03 10:57:46 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 10:57:46 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 11:11:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.1
Depth 6 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Europe
Country Iceland
Administration area Southern Peninsula
Nearest settlement Hafnir
Distance 11 km
Course S
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Keflavik (19.94 km), Straumsvik (39.31 km), Hafnarfjordur (44.31 km), Skerjafjordur (48.09 km), Reykjavik (50.91 km), Grundartangi (58.76 km)
Nearest airports
Keflavik International Airport (17.62 km), Reykjavik Airport (49.13 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Reykjanes volcano (6.01 km), Fagradalsfjall volcano (21.54 km), Krysuvik volcano (29.84 km), Brennisteinsfjoll volcano (45.38 km), Hengill volcano (67.82 km), Hromundartindur volcano (71.52 km)
Quick Analysis