Earthquake of 4.0 Hits near Reykjavík News Earthquake of 4.0 Hits near Reykjavík
Reykjanes. Photo: Páll Stefánsson.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0, which hit at 1:10 pm this afternoon, could clearly be felt in Reykjavík and neighboring communities. The epicenter was 6.7 km (4.2 miles) north-northeast of Krýsuvík on Reykjanes peninsula, an area known for seismic activity.
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit in the area shortly before noon and
the Icelandic Met Office’s sensors have picked up a multitude of other minor earthquakes there today. reports that almost 40 earthquakes have hit in the ongoing swarm, which began this morning. Ruv.is Tags More news
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