Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 7.1 Km SE of Dreki on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 11:08 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 2 km depth
12 Dec 11:17 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.992°N / 16.501°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) SSE of Reykjahlið (Skútustaðahreppur) (pop: 153)
91 km (56 mi) SSE of Laugar (Þingeyjarsveit) (pop: 1000)
103 km (64 mi) NW of Höfn (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður) (pop: 1,690)
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300)
106 km (66 mi) SE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230)
168 km (104 mi) ESE of Sauðárkrókur (Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður) (pop: 2,580)
282 km (175 mi) ENE of Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.0||1.8 km||7.1 km SE of Dreki||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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