Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Occurred in Iceland

- Time: 2024-04-21 at 06:37:22 UTC 
             2024-04-21 at 06:37:22 Reykjavik 
- Location: 64.72° LAT, -17.21° LON 
- Magnitude: mw5.3 
- Depth: 8 km 
- Focal mechanism: Thrust Fault 
- Provider: EMSC


Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.3 earthquake in Iceland.

According to Quantectum’s automatic alert field estimation, the earthquake occurred within a region of MODERATE (blue alert) seismic hazard exposure.


Picture 2: Quantectum’s automatic alert field estimation for the region of Iceland.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far. 

 

* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports. 
** The information provided is a product of Quantectum's own system, please tag Quantectum when sharing it. For more detailed information, contact us by email. 

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