According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake reached a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter Scale. The EMSC also reported the quake hit a depth of 10km in the capital and struck at 10.05am. As of yet, there have been no reports of damage although some indicated it had been a strong quake.
One person said after the earthquake: “Big quake. Several aftershocks.”
A second said: “In Downtown Reykjavik.
“It woke me up, the house was shaking and there have been numerous aftershocks making the house wobble.
“I also heard the deep rumble somewhere of the quake.”
More to follow…