International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256060
Event time 2020-09-03 12:39:05 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 12:39:05 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 13:00:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.1
Depth 1 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 South
Nearest settlement Vik i Myrdal
Distance 27 km
Course N
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Vestmannaeyjar (63.80 km)
Nearest airports
Vestmannaeyjar Airport (64.01 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Katla volcano (3.12 km), Strutur volcano (21.55 km), Torfajokull volcano (25.82 km), Eyjafjallajokull volcano (26.48 km), Tindfjallajokull volcano (33.27 km), Hekla volcano (45.40 km), Tungnaarfjoll volcano (63.35 km), Vestmannaeyjar volcano (63.83 km)
Quick Analysis