Iceland earthquake: Reykjavik rocked as major 5.7 quake strikes

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The earthquake hit Iceland’s capital at about 2.10pm GMT. Quake Reports said: “Mww 5.6 earthquake (reviewed) occured at 2020-10-20T13:43:17 UTC, 11 km SSW of Álftanes, Iceland.”

One person tweeted: “A strong earthquake just struck Reykjavik. First estimates say it was 5.7. No news of damage but the earthquake was felt widely.”

Another user shared a video of the aftermath of the quake, which shows the ceiling, lamps and plants continuing to shake. 

They wrote: “Just witnessed an earthquake in Reykjavik, Iceland. We are still waiting for information from the authorities. This video is after the shaking.”

More to follow.

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